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Deputies search for suspect who decapitated dog in Gloucester

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Posted at 8:00 PM, Aug 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-08 20:05:31-04

GLOUCESTER COUNTY, Va. — Deputies are asking for help to find out who entered a home and decapitated the homeowner’s dog in the middle of the night, WTKR reports.

The incident happened in the 7900 Block of Gum Neck Landing Road during the overnight hours between July 27 and July 28.

According to the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office, someone entered the residence and decapitated the homeowner’s pet dog.

The homeowners were not home at the time of the incident.

Nothing else in the residence was disturbed or stolen.

A necropsy was performed on the dog.

Deputies said their investigation is ongoing and no suspect description is available at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office at 804-693-3890 or Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.