FAYETTE COUNTY (KDKA) — Charges have been dismissed against a Fayette County man accused of killing his neighbor’s dog.
A Connellsville judge threw out the felony aggravated cruelty to animals charge filed against Michael Zadrozny.READ MORE: North Hills Middle School Student Struck By Car On Way To Bus Stop
The DA’s office cited a “lack of evidence” to continue with the case.READ MORE: Body Found In Wyoming Park 'Consistent With The Description' Of Gabby Petito
The family searched the area that night with no luck, but found Otto dead on the hill behind the home the following morning.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Weather: Cooldown Coming With Fall Set To Arrive
Otto’s owner, Paul Zuro, said police officers followed a blood trail from Otto’s body to a yard belonging to Zadrozny.