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Jennings Co. Sheriff's Department Seeking Information On Deceased Dogs In Wooded Area Of Columbia Township

Friday, March 8th, 2019 5:16am

By Jennings Co. Sheriff's Department

12 dogs found

On March 5, 2019, Detectives from the Jennings County Sheriff’s Office met with Jennings County Animal Control Officer’s in reference to numerous deceased dogs that had been dumped in a wooded area in Columbia Township.

The dogs were located by a concerned citizen driving through the area on February 28th during the afternoon hours. According to the citizen, they had drove through the area earlier in the day and did not see the deceased animals, when the citizen drove through later they saw numerous deceased dogs a short distance from the roadway.

The dogs are described as follows:
- (1) mature female brindle & white Pitbull 
- (1) mature female Beagle mix which had recently given birth
- (1) mature brown female Boxer
- (7) 4-5 month old puppies (approximate)
- (2) puppies 1-2 weeks old (approximate)

The dogs were located on CR 740 East, south of CR 1000 North in Columbia Township. (Zenas slab area). A Necropsy is scheduled to be performed on the animals in the near future to determine the cause of death.

Anybody with information concerning the deceased dogs is asked to call the Jennings County Sheriff’s Office tip line at (812) 346-0342 or Jennings County Central Dispatch at (812) 346-4911.

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