2 people indicted in dog’s hot-weather death last year

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BRICK TOWNSHIP -

Two people from Brick Township are accused of leaving their pit bull outside for hours in scorching temperatures over the summer – leading to the dog dying of heat stroke.

Jonathon Correa and Kiara Martinez are under indictment on charges of animal cruelty.

According to prosecutors, the 13-month-old dog was outside on a balcony with temperatures hitting 97 degrees.

Neighbors called to get help for the dog.

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