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Dog killed, dumped on side of the road in Rockbridge County

Authorities found the dead dog on Jan. 27

Photo of the crate the German Shepherd was found in on the side of Raphine Road (Rockbridge County Sheriff's Office)

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY, Va. – The Rockbridge County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a dog who was left on the side of the road back in January.

The Sheriff’s Office said a call regarding a dead dog on the side of Raphine Road in the Gibbs Run area was reported on Jan. 27.

When authorities arrived on the scene, they found a dog crate containing a dead German Shepherd with a blanket.

Anyone with information is asked to call Deputy Capps at 540-463-7328.

Authorities said a reward is being offered to anyone with information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the dog’s death.

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Nicole Del Rosario joined WSLS 10 in August 2020.