A woman in Omaha, Nebreska, was arrested for allegedly starving her pit bull to death. According to multiple sources, 25-year-old Ayeshea Colbenson taken into custody on Wednesday; she is facing a felony count of animal neglect or abandonment resulting in death.
Colbenson allegedly kept her pit bull, Bella, locked in a kennel and denied the dog food, reports WOWT News. Bella’s body was picked up by animal control on January 1 after she phoned the Nebraska Humane Society to report that her dog had died. Colbenson reportedly admitted to investigators that her dog died in the kennel. A necropsy on Bella’s body determined that starvation was the cause of death.
On the day that Colbenson was arrested, officials discovered that she had already taken possession of a new pit bull. That dog was seized and taken to the Nebraska Humane Society.
As reported by Omaha.com, Colbenson has a history of animal neglect – since 2016, there have been five animal complaints against her. Keeping her dog inside of a kennel, without access to food or water, is among the list of complaints.
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