CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. — Clayton County police have arrested a man on animal cruelty charges after his dog died from not having food or water for over a month.
Officers say they responded to the 5100 block of Roses of Picardy back in January after someone alerted them to the condition of their neighbor’s dog.
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They say they found a dog, named Max, tied to a tree in the backyard in “grave condition.”
Investigators learned that 54-year-old Greg Cosby had left Max tied to the tree without shelter, food or water for more than a month.
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Max was taken to an animal hospital, but died from his injuries.
Cosby was subsequently arrested and charged with aggravated cruelty to animals and taken to the Clayton County Jail.
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