State police say eight trash bags filled with dead animals have been found near an interstate junction in Westchester.
An investigator says no connection between the two incidents has been established.
The investigator says some of the animals found Monday by highway workers in Rye were dogs. Decomposition made it difficult to tell what kind of animals the others were and to make an accurate count.
The investigator says the bags were found on a ramp connecting Interstates 95 and 287.
The bags found in April along the Hutchinson River Parkway in Harrison held dogs, cats and a lizard that had been euthanized. A Bronx veterinarian
has been charged in connection with those dumpings.
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Published at 10:22 AM EDT on Jul 11, 2012