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Puppy burned to death in Youngstown

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Humane authorities are trying to find out who is responsible for setting a puppy on fire, and leaving it to die under an overpass in Youngstown.

Humane agent Kim Woodburn tells 21 News that juveniles walking a dog in the area of East Delason Avenue discovered the remains of two dogs underneath the Interstate 680 overpass Tuesday afternoon.

One dog, described as a Labrador Retriever mix, was found wrapped in a pink blanket.  Investigators have not determined what caused the death of the animal.

They also found what they believe were the burned remains of a pit bull mix, approximately nine weeks old.

Woodburn says the dog died from burns administered  using the flame from an aerosol can, which was found on top of the remains.

Woodburn does not believe that the deaths of the two animals are related, since the remains were found some distance from each other, and that the area has a history of being  used a a dumping site for animals.

Woodburn asks that anyone with information that could lead investigators to those responsible for the incident to call Youngstown Police, or call her at 330-1064, Ext. 17.


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