Law enforcement: No further rates in death of former NFL participant Jerod Mayo’s English bulldog

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by FRANK MARADIAGA, NBC 10 Information

A image of Knox the bulldog captured from social media. (RISPCA)

CRANSTON, R.I., (WJAR) — 

The Cranston Law enforcement Division announced Wednesday that they would not go after further rates in opposition to a coach who hid the decaying physique of a lacking doggy belonging to former New England Patriots participant Jerod Mayo.

Law enforcement had been keeping off on added rates in opposition to Amelia Ferreira, who hid the spot of the physique for a number of months, until finally the outcomes of a necropsy on the doggy.

Even so, outcomes of the necropsy proved inconclusive owing to corpse’s sophisticated decay, explained law enforcement.

Authorities explained there appeared to be no proof of trauma on the physique, but owing to the deficiency of proof from the necropsy, no further rates will be sought.

Chantel Mayo, who is Jerod’s spouse, explained to NBC 10 Information she is skeptical of the results.

“I never believe Knox died of organic triggers at all,” she explained. “The major dilemma for me is that was he in the bag dead or alive?”

Law enforcement explained Ferreira continuously misled law enforcement on the whereabouts of Knox, the English bulldog, and billed her with obstruction.

Investigators explained she stashed the animal’s physique in a garbage bag and hid it in a closet.

Col. Michael Winquist of the Cranston Law enforcement Division explained that he appreciated the working partnership between his department and the Rhode Island SPCA, which worked on this situation.

“This definitely is not the ending any of us hoped for,” he explained in a statement. “We do hope that the info collected through the investigation will assist in brining closure to the Mayo spouse and children through this unhappy time.”

Mayo formerly called the treatment method of his doggy by Ferreira “disgusting and inhumane.”

“Animals are part of the spouse and children and it was no different with Knox,” he explained.

Though no 1 came to the door when NBC 10 frequented Ferreira’s dwelling Wednesday night, a reporter read dogs barking inside.

The Mayo spouse and children explained they system on searching into the scenario further, declaring their deceased doggy justifies justice.

(NBC 10’s Crystal Bui contributed to this report.)

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