$5K reward for information on pit bull in suitcase

ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities are offering up to $5,000 for information on who stuffed a pit bull in a suitcase and tossed it into a New Jersey lake.

The Asbury Park Press reports the reward from PETA comes after local authorities made little headway in tracking down information into the incident.

The Monmouth County Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says the suitcase was found on July 4 in Sunset Lake in Asbury Park.

A necropsy determined the medium-sized dog was about a year old. But it's not clear what caused the animal's death or how it ended up in the suitcase.

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