• Children find their lost puppy hanging from noose in woods behind home

    By: Shelby Lin Erdman, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

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    BENTON COUNTY, Ark. - A family in Arkansas is heartbroken after finding their lost puppy dead in the woods behind their home in Benton County, hanging from a noose tied to a tree.

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    The McNeil family is now looking for answers in the gruesome death of their beloved dog, Chevy.


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    Chevy went missing last week. The family searched the neighborhood and even the local animal shelters, according to KFSM-TV.

    Paula McNeil told the news station that her children decided to search the woods behind their home one last time and found the dog hanging from a tree. 

    She said her children were devastated.

    "It's heinous. It's pure evil and whoever did this needs to be brought to justice," McNeil said, KFSM reported.

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    "It's frightening to think that there is somebody close by here that could do this to a dog," she said. "It's very scary to think what's in that person's mind."

    As the Benton County Sheriff’s office investigates the heinous crime, the family is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the case.

     

     


     

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