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Evidence, details released in trial of former Forsyth County groomer
Michelle Louise Root, 42, of Hall County sits at the defense table alongside her legal representation in the Superior Court of Forsyth County on Tuesday. Root has been charged with two counts of aggravated cruelty to animals. - photo by Ben Hendren
Tuesday, a jury heard the first pieces of evidence in the trial of Michelle Louise Root, a former Forsyth County dog groomer who has been charged with two counts of animal cruelty. Root, the former owner of Paw’sh Paws in Cumming was arrested by Cumming Police Officers on Oct. 11 and 18, 2017, after it was reported to authorities that two dogs in her care died of what some have called suspicious circumstances. She later pled not guilty to two charges of aggravated cruelty to animals.