NEW BEDFORD — Someone apparently threw a suitcase with an adult female pit bull terrier and several bricks inside into the waters off the Frederick Street boat ramp in the South End, according to animal control officials.
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WPRI) - A gruesome discovery in New Bedford is under investigation.
New Bedford Animal Control officers say a dead pit bull was recovered from the water off Frederick Street.
The dog had been stuffed in a suitcase which was found floating by a boat ramp.
Investigators are not sure if the dog was dead before it was put in the suitcase.
A necropsy will be performed.