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Puppy's Body Found Beaten, Hanging From Tree

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    Puppy's Body Found Beaten, Hanging From Tree
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    An 8-month-old puppy was found dead hanging from a tree on Long Island, authorities said.

    The pit bull mix pup's body was discovered on Monday in the woods near Martha and Bellport avenues in Bellport, according to the SPCA. A passerby alerted a worker from the Brookhaven animal shelter, who then picked up the dog’s body and called police.

    The dog had no obvious signs of trauma, but a necropsy found that the animal had been strangled and beaten in the stomach.

    The Suffolk County SPCA and the Guardians of Rescue, a non-profit group, have offered a $6,000 reward for information about anyone who may have been responsible.

    Anyone with information is asked to call the Suffolk County SPCA at 631-382-7722. All calls will be kept confidential.