Dog In Trash Bag Found Floating In Beaufort Creek

Police are investigating the death of a dog that was found in a trash bag, floating in a creek.

Beaufort police say around 9:00 a.m. Saturday they were called to Front Street near Gerald Street about a package seen floating in Taylor's Creek.

With the help of a town employee, they removed the bag and inside they found a dead female black lab/pit bull mix dog. Police say the dog was tied by a rope to a cinder block that was also in the black trash bag.

Anyone with information about this dog death should call the Beaufort Police Department.