A Bridgeport woman faces animal cruelty charges in the death of her dog last month.
23 year old Rommy Rodriguez was arrested Thursday.
In late October police received a call from a neighbor concerned Rodriguez had killed her dog.The neighbor reported hearing Rodriguez yelling and the dog barking, followed by the dog crying and whining.They said they heard Rodriguez hitting the dog and the dog’s whining becoming quieter ,until it stopped.
The neighbor also reported seeing Rordriguez and an unidentified man with a black garbage bag behind the house.The neighbor discovered the dog had been buried in the back yard, dug it up and brought it to the Bridegport Animal Shelter.
A necropsy determined the dog , a poodle mix, died from blunt force trauma.