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Police: Florida woman arrested for drowning puppy in airport toilet prior to boarding flight

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Cynthia Anderson was arrested on animal abuse charges after her puppy was found drowned in an airport toilet (PHOTO: Hall County Jail) Cynthia Anderson was arrested on animal abuse charges after her puppy was found drowned in an airport toilet (PHOTO: Hall County Jail)
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. -

Police in Nebraska say a 56-year-old woman was arrested week at the Central Nebraska Airport for drowning a puppy in an airport toilet prior to boarding a plane.

Police say Cynthia V. Anderson from Edgewater, Florida was denied access to a flight because the puppy was so young and not properly contained. Anderson was trying to conceal the Doberman in a carry-on bag. Shortly after being denied, police say she was seen going into a bathroom with the puppy and then leaving a few minutes later without it. Shortly after that, the dead puppy was found in the toilet. An autopsy confirmed the cause of death was drowning.

Anderson was then arrested on animal abuse charges.

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