Tuesday, July 03, 2012

Washington Humane Society Seeking Perpetrator of Animal Cruelty in "King Tut" Puppy Case

Sleeping 6-month-old puppy killed behind Northeast Circle Seven Express; $2,500 reward offered

Washington, DC – The Washington Humane Society is seeking the perpetrator in an animal cruelty case involving a 6-month-old dog who suffered fatal injuries. On June 29, King Tut, a brindle and white puppy, had a large block of cement dropped on his head while he was sleeping. His injuries were fatal. This incident occurred at approximately 9 a.m. behind the Circle Seven Express store at 1209 Mount Olivet Road NE. The suspect is a light-skinned African American male, medium build, in his late 20s.

The Washington Humane Society desperately needs the help of the community for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for this horrific act of animal cruelty. A $2,500 reward is being offered to anyone who provides such information. If you have anyinformation about this case, please contact the Washington Humane Society’s Humane Law Enforcement Department: Officer D’Eramo at dderamo@washhumane.org or 202-723-5730 ext.131.Information will be kept confidential upon request.

“This is truly one of the most horrific acts of animal cruelty I have seen in my 20-year career. No animal deserves to suffer such a painful and unspeakable death,” said Scott Giacoppo, Vice President, External Affairs & Chief Programs Officer, Washington Humane Society. “We now need the help of our community, and we are asking anyone who may have information to come forward to help us bring the person(s) who committed this atrocious crime to justice.”

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1 comment:

Victor Zapada said...

Even the homeless care for their pet so much and consider them as a big part of their family on the street. If this people can do it, then why can't all of us set a good example to children and tell them the importance of caring the animals they interact with in their daily life.