Police investigating if dog found buried was abused


    Photo: East Hempfield Township Police

    Police are looking for more information on a dog that was possibly abused before in was buried in a storage unit park in East Hempfield Township.

    Officers were at the 500 block of Richardson Drive on May 3 for an unrelated reason when they discovered the makeshift grave on a wooded lot near the storage unit park.

    The dog appeared to be a shepherd mix and was buried near a unit.

    The dog was emaciated and appeared to have injuries, although police are unsure how the it died or if foul play was involved.

    Surveillance footage showed a group of people, possible involved in the burial, walking to the wooded lot back on April 29.

    The dog was wrapped in a blanket with colored school buses and math equations, as shown above.

    Anyone with information is asked to contact East Hempfield Township Police Officer Sandman at 717-898-3103. Tips can also be submitted via CrimeWatch.



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