Local police establish origins of animal abuse video that went viral

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LeRoy Police, the McLean County Sheriff’s Office, and the DeWitt County Sheriff’s police became aware of a viral video circulating Facebook that depicted a woman abusing a dog.

Agencies checked former addresses in their jurisdiction and it was determined the incident occurred in DeWitt County.

The DeWitt County Sheriff’s Department conducted an investigation, identified and located all parties involved, and sent a report and the video to the DeWitt County State’s Attorney.

The female used to live in LeRoy years ago. Questions, comments, concerns should be directed to DeWitt County.

The LeRoy Police Department has no other knowledge of the case and will have no further involvement in the investigation.

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