East De La Rosa

A dead dog was found hanging from a stop sign at this intersection, East De La Rosa and Morales streets, just after noon on Saturday. The original sign and its pole have been taken down for police to process as part of their investigation into the incident.

Police said Thursday they are investigating the recent torture killing and public display of a dog on the city’s east side.

Patrol officers were dispatched to the intersection of East De La Rosa and Morales streets at 1:27 p.m. Saturday after receiving the initial call about the incident, Del Rio Police Department Capt. Bill Rattay said Thursday in an interview about the incident and subsequent investigation.

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