Death of family’s Great Dane called suspicious
Dog was left alone for short period at home on Old Wooler Road
BRIGHTON — Police are appealing to the public for help following the suspicious death of a family pet. Northumberland OPP officers were called Wednesday to a home on Old Wooler Road after receiving a report about the suspicious death of a family pet. The Great Dane was left alone at the residence for a short period of time, police said, but was found dead after the family returned home. The “circumstances were deemed suspicious in nature,” police said Thursday. As of Friday, police had not determined how the dog died. “At this time, I can’t elaborate on the details of the investigation as it is ongoing,” Northumberland OPP Const. Robert Simpson said Friday. “We are definitely appealing to the public to come forward with any information that they may have with respect to the incident.” He said while the information that can be released by police is currently limited by the investigation, police hope to release more details as the investigation proceeds. Police are asking anyone with information to call the OPP communications centre at 1888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-2228477, or online at stopcrimehere.ca.
OPP are probing the death of a family pet in the Old Wooler Road Brighton area.