Police who went to Lueders’ Fairfield home last year said they were nearly overwhelmed by the smell. They say the windows were open and fans and air fresheners were placed about the house. Officers say the floor was covered in garbage and animal waste. The decomposed bodies of five dogs were found in locked cages. Police said they may have been there for nearly a year.
Her lawyer said “my client is far from being a horrible person.”
Lueders was the president of Bully Breed Rescue.