Dog found beaten in Suffolk dies

Officials say a Rottweiler found beaten in Suffolk County has died. Police say her owner, Steven Errante, hit the dog several times with a baseball

Doctors at the West Islip Animal Shelter have been helping the dog since last Sunday.

Doctors at the West Islip Animal Shelter have been helping the dog since last Sunday. (12/30/13)

WEST ISLIP - Officials say a Rottweiler found beaten in Suffolk County has died.

Police say her owner, Steven Errante, hit the dog several times with a baseball bat on Dec. 22. They say the dog suffered fractures to her head and face, trauma to her body and a broken forearm. Her injuries were so extensive she had to be put down on Saturday.

Errante is accused of aggravated cruelty to animals.

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