Police in one Eastern Carolina town need your help in solving a case on animal cruelty where the dog died.
Winterville police say they found a dog tied to a stump in an empty lot near Worthington & Railroad streets Sunday afternoon. The lot is at the site for the train depot.
Police say a bottle of starter fluid was found beside the dog, and attempts were unsuccessful by police in lifting any fingerprints off the container.
No other information was available from police about the dog.
If anyone has information about this animal cruelty case they're urged to call Winterville police.