UPDATE: Police Name Couple charged after dog found dead in car
Tucker, a one and a half year-old lab mix was spotted around 2 p.m. Sunday by someone in the parking lot and it appeared that the animal was struggling.
The fire department was called in and managed to get into the vehicle to try and free the animal, but the dog had already died.
21-year old Matthieu Arbour and 20-year old Angele Lazurko, both of Val Caron, north of Sudbury will be in court next month. They are both facing charges of causing unnecessary suffering to an animal.
Newstalk1010 has confirmed that Lazurko worked at a Pet Valu store near Sudbury.
On Sunday, the temperature hovered around 30 degrees and humidex values were in the high 30s.
(w/files from R.Courtney)