AR-News: (US-NJ) Killer dog cover-up charged

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Killer dog cover-up charged
Saturday, January 10, 2004

Officials: Shelter boss altered records

By JIM WALSH 
Courier-Post Staff 
MOUNT HOLLY 

An animal-shelter manager tried to mislead detectives investigating the fatal 
mauling of a Medford woman by her newly adopted dog, authorities said 
Friday.Denton Infield, 42, of Elizabeth, Union County, is charged with tampering with 
evidence during the probe into the death of Valerie DeSwart, authorities said 
Friday.

DeSwart, 67, was attacked and killed by a full-grown Doberman Pinscher inside 
her Stokes Road home on Sept. 7, 2003. She had purchased the dog on Aug. 27 
from a Newark shelter run by Associated Humane Societies.Authorities said 
Infield, the shelter's manager, received a grand jury subpoena on Sept. 8 to turn 
over all records about the dog.

Full story:
http://www.courierpostonline.com/news/southjersey/m011004e.htm

    
    

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