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Sam Ronson -- Focus of Criminal Investigation

8/31/2010 4:20 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

There's a criminal investigation underway in connection with the fatal attack involving Samantha Ronson's dog.

Sam Ronson's Dog

Officials from the County Department of Animal Care & Control tell TMZ there is a criminal investigation underway to determine cause of death for Tiger, the 3-pound Maltese that was killed after Sam's bulldog, Cadillac, got out of her apartment unit yesterday.

We're told Ronson -- who was sleeping at the time of the attack -- is the subject of the criminal investigation.  

An Animal Control official tells us they will be looking at the circumstances of the attack and Cadillac's propensity for violence.  As we first reported, Cadillac had attacked another dog a while back and had actually just come home from a 3-week socialization program.

Animal Control tells us this could be a 2 to 3 month investigation.

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Notaparazzzi    

Rut roh

1422 days ago
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joe    

Karma....! for something, anyway.

1422 days ago
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MIDNIGHT TOKER    

looks like caddilac is going to be the main dish at changs chinese buffet next month

1422 days ago
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FruitSalad    

2 to 3 month investigation ?

Its real simple. The dog is obviously dangerous.

Kill it.

1422 days ago
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sarah palin bite me    

hope fully animal control euthanizes sam and lindsay too, lesbian animals

1422 days ago
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Shannon Steward    

I have always though that this ugly thing was a transvestite.

1422 days ago
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Johnny Carcinoma    

The wheels of justice turn far too slowly in La La Land.

Time to put that animal down...

1422 days ago
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LOKI    

Speaking of a dog.....nice photo.

1422 days ago
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Y do he got    

just couse the DAG bite the bone don`t mean the THUG dogg did it no wonder Lilo went bents sleeping over there with that thug.

1422 days ago
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dprice    

problem is, the other dog was off leash so the owner , of the dead dog, not protecting a dog that had no way to protect itself. Sam already shipped the dog off to the east coast to live where it would not be a danger to any other dogs. Sam obeyed the court order to complete the social training for her dog. This is going to end up with ZERO results. Had the other dog been on a leash, there might have been recourse from the other person, but you let you dog roam off leash then you better be on hand to protect it from danger.

1422 days ago
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who dat    

Hey fools she shipped her dog back east. No matter what the investigation finds the dog has fled the jurisdiction. You think animal control has the power to extradite it back to the state? This case is over. Animal control just hasn't figured that out yet. Maybe Sams dog will eventually make animal controls 10 most wanted list.

1422 days ago
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Bill F. Murray    

Great, now even celebrity pets can get away with murder.

1422 days ago
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Dani    

See what happens when you hang around Lindsay Lohan!!

Just effing with ya but, karma is a b*tch when you laugh at other peoples pain. It was YOU laughing at Tila getting hurt wasn't it?!?! I don't like Tila...at all but, when you laugh at other peoples pain...bad things will happen to you and you just got hit upside the head with KARMA!!

1422 days ago
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Squeaky Shoes    

ok so.... not that i give a rats furry A$$, but let's alayze this for a moment...

1)Only rich morons can get away with opening a "criminal investigation" over a pet's death

2)I though the first report said no one saw blood on the dog)

3)This is just another example of money/fame hungry douchebag's looking for a legal war

bottom line, you'll spend more money on a criminal investigation, lawyers, etc. than it will take to cry (i guess) and go buy another dog. Oh yeah I forgot, it's because the supposed attacker is the dog of a celeb? (like, she's a lesbian dj who dated lohan... who give a schnitt)

4) D-O-G! if you have that much money, buy another one and move on... it's cheaper than a lawsuit

1422 days ago
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dirty diana    

both dogs were off the leash. bad owners!!

1422 days ago
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