Beagle found decapitated in owner’s Ohio backyard; $10K reward offered

Posted at 7:48 PM, Jan 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-30 19:49:06-05

COLUMBIANA Co., Ohio (WJW) — Authorities are searching for the person or persons responsible for beheading a beagle in Columbiana County, Ohio.

According to the Columbiana County Humane Society, a female beagle named Trouble was found decapitated in her owner’s backyard on January 5, two days after she was reported missing.

The Columbiana County Humane Society is offering an $8,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the responsible individual(s). Mahoning County Crime Stoppers is also offering a $2,000 reward.

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Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact East Palestine Police Department at (330) 426-4341.