Dog set on fire in Dayton

Reward offered after dog found burned to death in Dayton

A reward is offered for anyone who saw or knows anything about a dog found burned to death.

The Humane Society of Greater Dayton’s partner, Lexus of Dayton, is offering $1,500 to anyone with information that leads to catching those responsible, the agency announced tonight.

The incident was reported around 9:30 p.m. Monday in the 1000 block of Kammer Avenue. Dayton police stated the dog appeared to have been hogtied and burned.

Contact the humane society at 937-262-8091.

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A dog was found to be set on fire, causing the animal’s death, and the Humane Society of Greater Dayton is hoping someone has information on how the incident happened.

“Due to the time and location of this incident, authorities are confident there are witnesses to this crime and/or those who possess knowledge about it,” the Humane Society of Greater Dayton said in a prepared statement.

A humane agent responded to the 1000 block of Kammer Avenue around 9:30 p.m. Monday after police and fire officials responded to a fire call.

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“Upon arriving at the scene, the police and fire departments discovered a dog that had been bound and set on fire,” the humane society said.  “The dog was pronounced deceased at the scene. An arson investigator responded to conduct a preliminary fire investigation.”

According to a Dayton police report, the dog appeared to have been hogtied and burned.

Anyone with any information can contact the Humane Society of Greater Dayton at 937-262-8091.

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