Update 9/20/13: According to the Boston Herald, a $5,000 reward is offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for Puppy Doe's horrific abuse.
Someone subjected a pit bull mix puppy in Quincy, Mass., to horrific, ongoing abuse and neglect, reported Thursday's WCVB News.
The young dog, dubbed "Puppy Doe," ultimately died from her injuries and today, police want to know who is responsible for the heinous crime.
Whoever had Puppy Doe in their "care," subjected her to repeated beatings, starved her, stabbed her in the eye and slit her tongue.
District Attorney Michael Morrissey weighed in on the dog's horrific abuse:
The injuries cataloged in the postmortem examination are grotesque and indicate consistent starvation and abuse over an extended period of time,
It is highly unlikely that this level of sadistic cruelty could be shown to one animal and not be part of a pattern involving other animals or perhaps vulnerable people."
The severely wounded dog was discovered on August 31, near the Whitell Street playground and Quincy Medical Center; she was still alive at the time that she was initially found.
Officials are hoping to find, and punish whoever is responsible for subjecting Puppy Doe to her bitter life of misery.
Anyone with information about this young dog (described as a one to two-year-old female) should call the Animal Rescue League of Boston, Law Enforcement Department at 617-526-5610 or the Quincy police at 617-745-5774.
Read more and stay up to date on the latest in this case at this Justice for Puppy Doe Facebook page.
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