Ramsey Woman Charged with Cruelty after 4 Dead Animals Found in Home

Kuarin Mary Lind Photo: Anoka County
Kuarin Mary Lind

May 08, 2018 03:25 PM

A Ramsey woman faces two charges after authorities say they located multiple dead animals inside of her home. 

A criminal complaint states 33-year-old Kuarin Mary Lind has been charged with one count of cruelty to animals and one count of overwork or mistreatment of animals. 


According to the complaint, officers were called to a home on Andrie Street in Ramsey for a welfare check.

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When officers arrived, they noticed several grocery delivery boxes that were spoiled.

Officers found the back patio door of the home unlocked. The complaint said when they opened the door, the officers noticed a "strong odor of a rotting carcass."

Once inside the home, the officers located four dead pets. According to the complaint, it appeared as though the animals had starved to death.

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The officers also located one living dog. The officers found Lind's phone number on the dog's collar. 

The defendant admitted the animals belonged to her and that she knew she had a hoarding issue that was out of control, according to the complaint. 

She also said she was aware of three deceased animals but was unaware of a fourth. 


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