Authorities Investigating After Dog Found Dead Near Lawrence School

LAWRENCE, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — Authorities are still seeking information after a dog was found dead near a school in Lawrence back in March.

The Animal Rescue League of Boston and Lawrence Police said the dog died from extensive abuse.

A Lawrence Police officer found the 1-year-old female Jack Russell Terrier-type dog on a walking trail behind South Lawrence East Middle School on March 17 around 10:45 a.m.

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The dog had been partially wrapped in a pee pad and put into a black plastic bag. It was also determined the dog was mutilated after being killed, which authorities said adds “an extra layer of public concern for investigators.”

Anyone with information pertaining to this ongoing investigation is urged to contact ARL Law Enforcement at (617) 426-9170 ext. 110 or email, or Lawrence Police Det. Carmen Purpora at (978) 794-5900 x625.

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