A dog was found dead in a box near the Meriden Humane Society Tuesday night and the animal control office is investigating.
Officers responded to Welles Terrace and Broadvale Road at 9:35 p.m. after a resident who was out walking a dog found the body of a female pit bull, police said.
Police said the dead dog showed no obvious signs of trauma and was transported to the Animal Control Office, which will investigate.
The humane society said it had no additional information on the dog or the circumstances surrounding the dog’s death.
Anyone with information should call the Animal Control Office directly at (203) 235-4179.