The police have launched an official hunt for the killer that skinned 2 dogs and hung them from trees in the woods of South Yorkshire.
The police said that 2 completed skinned dogs were found hanging from trees in the woods.
The RSPCA is currently appealing for information.
A walker notified the authorities about the 2 skinned dogs after finding them hanging from trees in Rotherham, South Yorkshire.
The discovery was made on Thursday.
Because the injuries were so bad, the RSPCA failed to find out the breed of the dogs.
A rodent was found with its skin removed alongside the bodies of the 2 dogs.
The police confirmed that the incident happened at Washfield Lane woods.
Jennie Ronksley, an inspector with RSPCA, released a statement about the incident, where they said:
Members of the public contacted our emergency line after a horrific discovery in a small area of trees near Treeton Dike on Thursday night. The bodies are completely skinned and were beside a black bin bag liner. What’s not clear is whether the bodies have been dumped together in the bag and then dragged out and predated on by wildlife, or whether they were skinned before being dumped in this area.
The authorities are now asking for information about the murderer or murderers that carried out the sick attack.
It’s a really shocking sight and I’m extremely concerned that these animals may have suffered before their untimely deaths so I’d like to hear from anyone with any information. I can barely tell what species the bodies are let alone any further details like their breed, so we’re in the dark and could really do with the support of the public. From the minor traces of fur left on the dogs’ feet, I believe one was black in colour and the other was cream. It seems strange for more than one animal to be found like this if there’s an innocent explanation so this seems very suspicious to me.
If you have information about the incident, you can call the RSCPA appeal line on 0300 123 8018.
Let’s hope the people that did this horrible act will get arrested right away so justice could be served to the poor puppies that were killed in a very brutal way.
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