An eastern Missouri woman is sentenced to 12 year in prison for neglecting her dogs.This was her second offense.
The sentence for 46-year-old Tamara Lynn Benscoter of Park Hills was handed down Friday.
Police in Iron Mountain were called to Benscoter's former home twice in September. Six dogs were seized. Authorities said the animals were infested with fleas and lacked adequate food and water.
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Woman Gets 12 Sentences for Animal Abuse
That's a pretty stiff sentence.