Cape Girardeau Police found skinned animal left near Route K
Published: Jan. 22, 2023 at 5:37 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 22, 2023 at 6:39 PM CST
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - Cape Girardeau police are investigating after a skinned animal was located on the side of the road.
Around 1:15 p.m. on January 22, police found a near unidentifiable body of a skinned animal on the side of Route K. While currently unclear, Patrolman Bobby Newton says it is believed to have been a coyote or a dog.
The animal’s body was dropped off at SEMO Pets, who are currently doing a necropsy to determine its species.
This investigation is ongoing, and there is currently no suspect nor knowledge of potential ownership in relation to the discovered animal.
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