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Man admits to setting illegal trap resulting in Montana dog's death

Dog died after becoming snared in illegal trap off Hiberta Road
Man admits to setting illegal trap resulting in Montana dog's death
Man admits to setting illegal trap resulting in Montana dog's death
Posted at 10:53 PM, Dec 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-13 22:53:55-05

A Missoula, Montana, family recently lost their dog after it got stuck in an illegal trap .

The man responsible for the traps recently pleaded guilty to criminal charges.

According to court documents, the defendant, Jaymz Partida, was cited for failure to recess a trap, and for setting four traps without tags.

The dog was caught in the trap in Missoula.

Sentencing for Partida is set for Wednesday, Dec. 18th at 3 p.m.

This article was written by Katie Miller for KPAX.