On Thursday night, body parts from a dog were discovered on property near an animal control facility in Saginaw, Mich., reported Friday's MLive.com
Employees at the Saginaw County Animal Care Center found a severed dog penis and testicles tied to a rope.
Nobody knows what dog the body parts came from, or for that matter, why someone left them on the property. The gruesome discovery has been reported to the Saginaw Police Department.
Animal Control Director Kevin Wilken is unsure if the discovery is someone's idea of a sick prank, or something more sinister.
Halloween is coming up and there are some groups that will sacrifice animals in the weeks leading up to the end of October,
Possibly it was someone trying to make some sort of statement. Maybe it's somebody that thinks this is funny. I'm not really sure what it is."
It is unclear if the body parts came from a dog who was alive, or dead; Wilken believes that it is more likely that the dog was dead because of a lack of blood.
Officials are hopeful that someone can offer some insight into this disturbing find - anyone with information is asked to call the Saginaw Police Department at 989-759-1289 or the Saginaw County Animal Care Center at 989-797-4500.
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