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Puppy abused and left for dead found in dumpster in Fort Myers

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Posted at 1:21 PM, Apr 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-23 13:21:29-04

FORT MYERS, Fla.  — The Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the publics' help finding the person responsible for abusing an eight week old puppy.

The puppy was found dead in a dumpster.

A passerby found the puppy in a dumpster at the Brittany Apartment Complex on Winkler Avenue.

A necropsy revealed multiple signs of abuse that led to her death.

Investigators canvassed more than 300 apartments located within the complex to generate any leads, however, the only information gleaned was that a witness had seen two similar-looking puppies a few days prior.

Crime Stoppers is asking for the assistance of the public and local veterinary clinics to help identify who owned the puppy and, ultimately, whose violent actions led to her death.

Anyone with information on the owner of the puppy, or the person responsible for her death, is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477).

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