An Arlington, Texas, family is mourning the death of their dog, "Cody," who drowned after being thrown into a hot tub, reported Friday's DFW CBS News.
A surveillance video system at the residence in Lonesome Dove Estates captured the cruel act.
According to the dog's owner, Pam Bennett, the video, though not clear, revealed what happened.
You can’t see distinct detail, but you can see two individuals,
You see them throwing the dog in the water. You see the dog trying to get out of the water. You can see all of this happening.”
Bennett's son discovered the deceased Dachshund in the hot tub on Saturday night - no members of the family were home when the strangers came into the yard, or when Cody died.
The Arlington Police have been alerted to the crime and are currently investigating.
Department spokesperson Tiarra Richard said:
Our detectives are looking at what would have led someone to, first of all, enter someone’s back yard,
Was this targeted towards the dog? Was this targeted towards the family? Was this a crime of opportunity?”
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