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 cement block and dumped in river – as police charge man with torturing and killing pet
- Man charged with animal cruelty after swimmers found dog dead in river
- The two-year-old Belgian Malinois was buried under a cement block
- Police were called to Yowie Bay in southern Sydney around noon on Saturday
A man has been charged with animal cruelty after a dog was found dead in a river, tied to a block of cement.
The two-year-old Belgian Malinois was found underwater with a cement block in the south of Sydney last weekend.
Police were called to Yowie Bay around noon on Saturday after the dog was found by swimmers.
A man faces numerous animal cruelty charges after swimmers find a dead dog tied to a block of cement in a river (file image)
Divers retrieved the dog and took him to a vet for an autopsy.
Police then searched a home in 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 killing an animal, committing aggravated cruelty to an animal and possessing a banned drug.
He was denied bail and will appear in Sutherland court on Tuesday.