Burglars drowned family’s puppy during break in

Cruel burglars are said to have drowned a family’s seven-month-old puppy in the bathtub during a break in on Wednesday in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England. The heartless culprits stole a number of items from the Cobholm Close home including their computer.

The puppy was found “floating in the bath Dead” reported ITVNews. It was the owner’s brother-in-law who made the disturbing discovery when he arrived at the home after the burglary. The puppy named Benji, belonged to Mark Phillips who has been described as “devastated,” – stating the pup was considered “part of the family from day one” when he arrived.

The friendly lovable puppy loved to play and was great with children. Authorities are calling this a particularly cruel crime and are asking members of the public to come forward with any information as to suspicious behavior in the neighborhood. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Great Yarmouth CID on 101 or Crimestoppers at 0800 555111.

(Photos of burglars drowned family puppy courtesy of Norfolk Police)

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13 replies
  1. Barkley's Mom says:

    Bad enough the POS’s had to break in someone’s home to rob them but why kill an innocent puppy! My heart goes out to this family for their loss. I hope the monsters that did this are caught and never see the outside of jail again!

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  2. Julie Lightfoot says:

    Omg poor. Little Benji what a needless act of cruelty the poor family had to deal with their home being burgled then their sweet boy drowned a truly heinous act I so hope they are caught and severely punished such a sad story ????????????????

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  3. pennysdachshund says:

    Psychopathic behavior!!! They need “removed from Society” their next victims will be children, babies, elderly and helpless people, none of this population can fight back, JUST as Poor LITTLE PUP didn’t have a chance!!! I would look at People who may have had a grudge against the family!!!

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  4. maxiemom. says:

    Stealing wasn’t enough? They had to murder the family’s puppy as well? The scumbags deserve to be locked up for the next 30 years, and then some.

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  5. Donna Hawkins says:

    This is cruelty at its absolute worse ! Why take the time to do such a horrific thing?! Hope these creations get what they deserve!

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  6. Renee Cole says:

    What a bunch of sick people! WTF
    It is bad enough stealing,breaking in and taking what is not yours.Then drowning a defenseless dog what losers really…
    Sick F##!!

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  7. Roselyne CORNETTE says:

    Ces assassins ne méritent pas de vivre, ils doivent être condamnés à mort, aucune excuse ne peut être acceptable. La mort par noyade, la serait la justice. Pas de pitié pour les barbares.

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