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SACRAMENTO - The roommate of a Rocklin woman is accused of animal cruelty after allegedly killing one of her dogs.

Rocklin police Sgt. Scott Horrillo said officers were called to the 6000 block of Woodside Drive Wednesday morning to investigate a dead dog.

The owner of the dog told officers her roommate, 23-year-old Cody Lee McKie, was upset that her dogs were barking, according to the police report. She said McKie went to the home's backyard and came back a few minutes later.

The roommate said she went out back to check on her dogs and found one of them bleeding from the head and dead.

McKie was booked into custody for animal cruelty, Horrillo said.

Police did not say how the dog was injured.

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