Investigation underway after dead dogs discovered on Tybee Island


ByWTOC Staff|June 8, 2021 at 10:57 AM EDT - Updated June 8 at 10:57 AM

TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (WTOC) - An investigation is underway after two dead dogs were recently discovered on Tybee Island.

According to the Tybee Island Police Department, officers responded to the 10th Street Beach crossover area on May 29 in reference to a dead dog in a trash bag and discovered that an animal had been tied up in the bag and discarded in the dune area. The next day, police responded to the welcome sign at Highway 80 and Old Highway 80 in reference to a report of another dead dog. They say this one was found inside of a storage tote that had been left on the side of the road.

The Tybee Island Police Department says it takes animal welfare very seriously and this remains an ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information should contact TIPD at 912-786-5600 or email Detective Travis LeGuin attleguin@cityoftybee.org.

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