The Bennett family have no idea why two unknown people would break into their Lonesome Dove Estates Arlington, Texas backyard and intentionally torture and drown their beloved seven-year-old dachshund last weekend reports the Star-Telegram.
The black, sweet dog named Cody was a cherished member of the family and being treated with steroids for his degenerative disc problem. Tragically, last Saturday evening Cody's life was to come to a horrible and torturous end.
The family's surveillance camera showed two strangers enter their backyard carrying a flashlight and what might have been a cellphone to video the egregious crime they soon were to carry out on an innocent and defenseless dog. The video captures the two unknown culprits torturing the dog - perhaps inflicting horrible pain and damage to Cody's eyes. Then they threw the little guy into the family hot tub, and despite the brave little dog's attempts to climb out, the two miserable creeps pushed little Cody back into the tub and drowned him - making sure Cody was dead.
When Pam Bennett's son came home about midnight, he called for Cody and their other dog, a miniature chihuahua, but Cody never came. That's when the dog was found dead in the hot tub.
The family has no idea why someone would have wanted to torture their dog; they claim no one has ever complained about the dogs, nor have the dogs ever had any barking or annoyance issues with any of the neighbors.
An investigation is now underway. The identities of the persons seen on the surveillance camera have not been made public.
If arrested and found guilty, the animal abusers could face up to one year in jail and a $4,000 fine.
Rest in peace Cody. We hope you find some justice.
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