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Barr to face grand jury for cruelty
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A woman whose dog died from heat stroke when she left it locked inside her car while she was busy drinking with her son in a bar this summer has been bound to the grand jury.The woman, Lynn Alison Barr, 55, was bound to the grand jury by Judge Bill Locke on the felony charge of aggravated animal cruelty. She was also bound on the misdemeanor count of public intoxication. The case has been pending since her arrest in July outside Dr. D’s on New Smithville Highway.According to police reports, Barr had been drinking at the bar for a couple of hours when other patrons noticed there were two dogs inside her vehicle.