Dog rescued from Michael Vick ring euthanized

Updated: June 20, 2013, 2:22 PM ET
Associated Press

KANAB, Utah -- A pit bull rehabilitated after being used as a top fighter in the dogfighting ring bankrolled by quarterback Michael Vick has died.

Officials at the Best Friends Animal Society say Lucas was euthanized Wednesday because of accumulating health problems.

Nearly two dozen of the Vick dogs were rehabilitated at Best Friends in Kanab, Utah. Lucas was one of two not allowed to be adopted because of his history as a fighter.

So, he spent most of his time lounging in ...

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