17 dead squirrels found in freezer bags

March 18, 2009 4:22:25 AM PDT
New Jersey State Police and the Salem County Humane Society are investigating the discovery of more than a dozen plastic bags containing dead squirrels in a wooded area of Pittsgrove. A dead rabbit and two dead dogs were also found.

A couple out for a walk came across the bags Tuesday morning.

Ned Shimp of the Salem County Humane Society said the remains of 17 squirrels were found in 14 different plastic freezer bags.

Police say the dogs appeared to have been dead for a significant length of time.

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