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4.) Joe Arpaio Not Buying Account from Jeff Flake's Son and Daughter-in-Law of How 20 Dogs Died

 

Sheriff Joe Arpaio said the explanation given by the caretakers and owners of a Gilbert dog-boarding facility where 20 dogs died over the weekend "seems unreasonable."

The Sheriff's Office initially described the dogs' deaths at the Green Acres Boarding Facility as an accident, wherein a dog chewed through electrical wiring, killing the electricity and thus the air conditioning, leading to many of the dogs overheating by Friday morning.

Arpaio then announced at a press conference yesterday that MCSO actually had a lot of work to do on the case, including re-interviewing everyone involved. The Sheriff's Office later issued a press release declaring that Arpaio didn't believe the story provided by the owners, and the people who were supposed to be taking care of the dogs, Senator Jeff Flake's son and daughter-in-law.

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