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County Launches Investigation into Crosby Dog Massacre


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The report of a mass dumping site in Crosby, Texas has prompted a multi-agency investigation, and area residents are urged to be on the lookout for suspicious activity.

Discovered on a stretch of riverbank near highway 90 is a gruesome scene: bodies line the San Jacinto river in various stages of decay. Killed by crude means, some stuffed in plastic bags, the dead are too numerous to count in one pass. Whether dumped and left to die or terminated on the spot, these victims of cruelty may not live to see justice, but a local prosecutor says she is determined to put a stop to the killings before more innocent dogs end up dead.

Harris County District Attorney Belinda Smith’s office has launched an investigation, and both PETA and the SPCA have local representatives on the case to try to get to the bottom of what’s being called the Crosby Puppy Massacre. Harris reminds concerned citizens that it’s up to the public to make authorities aware of cruelty cases, and she asks those living near the crime scene to be alert to any suspicious activity in the area.

Anyone with information regarding the killing or abandonment of dogs in the area is urged to contact the Harris County Sheriff’s Office 713-221-6000.