A canine which suffered horrendous accidents after being discovered partially buried alive in a “sickening and stunning act” has died.
The canine was present in Derry’s Ballyarnett Nation Park on Wednesday, March 15.
Native SDLP Councillor Brian Tierney stated: “What sort of individual would drop bricks on the cranium of a poor helpless canine?
“Then crush the ribs in to break down the lungs after which to bury it alive?
“Ballyarnett is a stunning place and is commonly crowded with younger youngsters.
“We don’t want or need this in our neighborhood.”
The police have appealed for info in relation to 2 males seen within the space on the time.
The canine suffered suspected mind injury, damaged ribs and suspected collapsed lungs earlier than being put to sleep, a Derry canine charity stated.
Vivian Kelly, who works for Pet FBI, stated it was the worst case of animal cruelty she had ever seen.
Ms Kelly stated the canine, an American bulldog known as Luna, was discovered by a member of the general public and brought to a vet the place it was decided its accidents have been too extreme.
The canine later “peacefully handed away within the arms of a volunteer”, Ms Kelly added.
“Your complete workforce listed here are simply devastated – fully devastated and nonetheless shook up by the entire thing.”
She described the incident as “soul-destroying” and questioned how anybody “may inflict such cruelty on a defenceless animal”.
‘Sickening and stunning act’
The Police Service of Northern Eire (PSNI) stated it was conscious of the “stage of concern and anger in relation to this totally sickening and stunning act”.
Ballyarnett neighbourhood Inspector Ryan Robb stated officers had been to the nation park and performed checks of the situation the place the canine was discovered.
The police stated they’ve additionally been checking CCTV within the space, chatting with residents and conducting house-to-house inquiries.
The PSNI appealed for anybody who might have been within the park and noticed what occurred, or anybody who is aware of who’s accountable, to contact them.
In addition they appealed for info on the 2 males seen on the park.
One of many males was stated to have been sporting a particular camouflage hooded high with the hood pulled up and the opposite was described as having a slim construct with black hair and sporting a darkish blue tracksuit.
Anybody with details about the 2 males is requested to contact police on the 101 quantity.
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