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Las Vegas police investigating after bag with a dead mother and puppies are found on the street

Dead dog and her puppies are found suffocated and decomposing in a bag dumped in a park in Las Vegas

  • Police have launched an investigation after a bag of puppies and their mother were found dumped in a city park in Las Vegas, Nevada 
  • The dogs had been left on the scene for several days before they were found 
  • The animals had been tied up into a large plastic bag and left to suffocate 

Police in Las Vegas are have started an investigation after a bag of deceased dogs was found at a city park.

A mother dog and a few puppies were found tied up in a large plastic bag and appear to have been suffocated.

The dogs were found Friday at Desert Breeze Park and Las Vegas Metropolitan Police were called to the scene.

Police have launched an investigation after a bag of puppies and their mother were found at a city park in Las Vegas, Nevada

'There was a mother dog and a few puppies in there that someone had tied up, and looks like they may have suffocated them,' said the man who found them, Joe, pictured

‘There was a mother dog and a few puppies in there that someone had tied up, and looks like they may have suffocated them,’ said the man who found them, Joe, pictured

It looks as though the dogs had been in the park for several days judging by how much they had decomposed

It looks as though the dogs had been in the park for several days judging by how much they had decomposed

Police said the bag had been at the park for at least a few days because of the condition of the decomposing animals. 

The man who found them only wanted to be identified as ‘Joe’ for fear of retaliation from whomever might be responsible for the cruel act. 

‘There was a mother dog and a few puppies in there that someone had tied up, and looks like they may have suffocated them,’ Joe said to KNTV.

The bag was discovered by Joe’s own dog who ran over to the plastic bag after being let off her leash.

Las Vegas Police were called to the scene at Desert Breeze Park and are now investigating the cruel crime

Las Vegas Police were called to the scene at Desert Breeze Park and are now investigating the cruel crime

'To hear that anybody would hurt an animal, or even dump an animal in this way, it's just heartbreaking,' says Gina Greisen, Nevada Voters for Animals, pictured

‘To hear that anybody would hurt an animal, or even dump an animal in this way, it’s just heartbreaking,’ says Gina Greisen, Nevada Voters for Animals, pictured

The bag was surrounded by blood and there was a strong odor emanating. 

‘Police were saying that the bag had been there for probably a few days because of the decomposing of the animals,’ Joe explained.

‘Drop the dogs off at a shelter, or even the fire department, police department, instead of wrapping them in a plastic bag and dumping them in the desert,’ he urged. 

Las Vegas Police were called to the scene and are now investigating the cruel crime.

‘To hear that anybody would hurt an animal, or even dump an animal in this way, it’s just heartbreaking,’ says Gina Greisen, Nevada Voters for Animals. 

‘I hope they get to the bottom of it, I hope tips come in as to who did this,’ she said.  



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