Over a dozen dogs have died in one Phoenix neighborhood under suspicious circumstances.  Officer James Holmes with Phoenix police says a woman returned home to find eight of her dogs had died and four others were struck ill by a mysterious illness.  It also appears several other dogs have died or fallen ill

between May 5th and May 22nd in the neighborhood.  One dog may have been injured by an icepick.  Animal cruelty detectives with the Phoenix police suspect the dogs have been poisoned.  The Phoenix Police Department is asking the public’s assistance with this investigation. Anyone with information is asked to please call Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS. 

Kris Dugan