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Yowie Bay, Sydney: Dog tied to block of CEMENT and dumped in a river as cops charge man with torture

Swimmers find dead dog tied to a block of CEMENT and dumped in a river – as cops charge man with torturing and killing the pet

  • Man was charged with animal cruelty after swimmers found dog dead in a river
  • The two-year-old Belgian Malinois was found weighed down with cement block


A man has been charged with animal cruelty after swimmers found a dog dead in a river tied to a block of cement.

The two-year-old Belgian Malinois was found weighed down with a cement block underwater in Sydney’s south over the weekend.

Police were called to Yowie Bay about midday on Saturday after the dog was found by swimmers.

A man is facing numerous animal cruelty charges after swimmers found a dog dead in a river tied to a block of cement (file image)

Divers retrieved the dog and took it to a vet for a post mortem examination.

Police then searched a property at Miranda on Monday and seized more than 117 grams of cannabis and other items.

A 49-year-old man has been charged with torturing, beating and causing the death of an animal, committing an act of aggravated cruelty on an animal and possessing a prohibited drug.

He was refused bail and will appear at Sutherland Local Court on Tuesday.

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