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SPCA: Dead Animal Found In Bridesburg Park Is Not A Dog

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Officials with the Pennsylvania SPCA now say it was not a dead dog found hanging from a tree in a park in Bridesburg Wednesday night.

Based on results of forensic tests, they now say the animal was a severely decomposed raccoon that was dead before being placed in the tree.  The carcass was found in the 56-hundred block of Tacony Street in Northeast Philadelphia (see related story).

Officials are continuing an investigation to try and determine if the animal’s death was the result of cruelty. At this point, no crime has been committed.

Reported by Lynne Adkins, KYW Newsradio 1060


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  • Irish

    Not a crime,are ye kidding me,still a living being,ye stupid arseholes.

  • kate

    doesn’t matter where it was, the dead animal should not have been strung up in a tree with a stick down his throat whoever did it no matter what their age is more animal than this creature

  • karen

    This was not located in Bridesburg. Please get the boundries right so that It stops giving Bridesburg a bad name!!!!

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