LUCERNE VALLEY – The San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Animal Cruelty Prosecution Unit and the Sheriff’s Rural Crimes Task Force are seeking information to help identify those responsible for the apparently violent death of two Lucerne Valley dogs.
In August of 2016, two pit bulls, later identified a ‘Diamond’ and ‘Sofia’ were found deceased in Lucerne Valley. Both dogs were reported missing by their Lucerne Valley owner prior to them being located deceased. The death was suspicious to residents, being that the two were tied up and visibly mangled. Although rumors circulated surrounding their death, no clear answers were made immediately available to those concerned about the gruesome finding.
One of the dogs had a rope tied around her neck, while the other had a chain, according to the news release. The death of the two dogs has been continuously investigated and District Attorney officials said that they are committed to holding all perpetrators responsible for the act.
The are asking for the public’s help to help lead them to those responsible for this crime. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Animal Cruelty Prosecution Unit at (909) 945-4400.
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