Police say Virginia woman shot 6 puppies, disposed of bodies

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MIDDLEBROOK, Va. (AP) – A Virginia woman accused of killing six puppies and dumping their bodies was recently indicted by a grand jury.
  
The Daily News Leader reports 40-year-old Betsy G. Hemp faces six counts of felony animal cruelty and six misdemeanor charges of illegal dumping.
  
Police say she shot the dogs and tossed their bodies over a steep drop-off near her home in November. The Augusta County Sheriff’s office said the dogs were just 6 months old when they were killed. Court records say she admitted to killing the puppies.
  
Hemp is currently free on bond with a trial scheduled for Sept. 24.
 

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