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Dog dies after someone hangs him from doorknob

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According to Thursday's Bismark Tribune, a dog is dead after someone used a leash to hang him from a doorknob at a Bismark, N.D., apartment.

The Bismark police received a call from the 24-year-old guardian of the small, black dog - she had returned home on Wednesday to find her dog hanging by a leash from the closet door at her apartment which is located along Memorial Highway.

According to the Associated Press, it appeared that someone had manually wrapped the dog's leash around the doorknob.

There were no signs of forced entry to the woman's apartment.

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