Jurors in Great Danes case tour mansion where dogs were kept
WOLFEBORO, N.H. (AP) — Jurors in the trial of a woman who had dozens of filthy and sick Great Danes living in her New Hampshire mansion have toured the 13,000-square-foot home.
New Hampshire Public Radio reports they spent an hour Monday at Christina Fay’s Wolfeboro home. Fay faces 18 counts of animal cruelty. It was her first visit since her June arrest, when authorities seized the dogs.
Last year, a lower court judge found the 59-year-old Fay guilty of multiple animal cruelty charges. He ordered her to pay nearly $800,000 for their care. Fay said she took care of the dogs. She appealed to a superior court for a jury trial.
Prosecutors showed images of the dogs living in squalid conditions, with animal waste coating the floors.
The tour showed most of the hardwood floors were removed. Most rooms are vacant.
Information from: WEVO-FM, http://www.nhpr.org/