Police obtain signed arrest warrant for woman connected to 5 dog deaths

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Fairfield police have obtained a signed arrest warrant for a woman wanted in connection with the deaths of five dogs.

Heidi Lueders, 31, is being charged with five counts of animal cruelty and one count of criminal damage to a landlord's property.

News 12 previously interviewed Lueders, who was the former president of Bully Breed Rescue.

That group says they were led to believe Leuders sent the dogs to a sanctuary or foster care, but they were found dead in the home earlier this month.

Police are working with her family to negotiate her surrender.

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