Dead pit pull tied to cinder block found in water

Author: the associated press
MGN Online

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – A dead pit bull with a short rope around her neck attached to a cinder block has been found floating near a wilderness preserve.

The Tampa Tribune ( reports that a fisherman found the dog’s body in the waterway near a channel on Thursday.

Sheriff’s marine deputies began an animal cruelty investigation Thursday morning.

Deputies described the female pit bull as brindle or brown with a white belly.

The remains were recovered from the water and released to SPCA of Tampa Bay.

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