Multiple rewards offered for info on beheaded dog

ASPEN, Colo. - Authorities hope multiple rewards will lead to an arrest after a dog's severed head was found in a park.

Eagle County sheriff's officials say it appears a human decapitated the dog, whose head and leg were found Aug. 4 in El Jebel northwest of Aspen. They say an examination by veterinarians suggests the dog might have been about 2 to 3 years old and a breed of miniature pinscher or miniature pinscher mix.

The Aspen Daily News reports ( ) the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and the Eagle Valley Humane Society are offering rewards of $2,500 and $1,500, respectively, for information leading to an arrest and conviction. Crime Stoppers also is offering a $1,000 reward in the case.

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