Man arrested for killing dog in hot car at The Fair already charged with neglect

The man State Police arrested Monday for leaving his dog in a hot car to die while he roamed The State Fairgrounds has been arrested recently for animal neglect.

State Police charged Patrick O'Neil with 22 counts of animal cruelty for neglecting horses on his property in May. The investigation found he kept dozens of horses in neglected, unsanitary and unhealthy conditions.

On Monday, O'Neil was charged after his 2-year-old Labrador was found in his car after at least four hours in the heat.

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