Dog found dead in Fountain Hills; foul play suspected (graphic image)

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By Mike Gertzman By Mike Gertzman
By Mike Gertzman By Mike Gertzman

FOUNTAIN HILLS, Ariz. -- The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Animal Crimes Unit is looking for information in an animal abuse case, after a dog was found dead in Fountain Hills.

On Tuesday, May 28, Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Deputies were called to the Fountain Hills Golden Eagle Park, located at 15900 E. Golden Eagle Boulevard. Someone had called in to report spotting a dead male Dachshund, lying next to a garbage can.  He was not micro-chipped, and there was no visible identification.  Possible foul play is suspected in the death of the animal.

If you have any information about the case, please Contact the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Animal Cruelty hotline at 602-876-1681.