Reward in dog's death climbs to $5,000

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WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) -

The days following the death of a Blue Nosed Pit Bull, a reward has been increased from $500.00 to $5,000.00.

The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office said it is investigating the dog's death as a possible case of animal cruelty.

“It was apparent the dog had been shot, so the deputy made an animal cruelty case,” said Lt. Lin Dehning of the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office.

More here on the original story from Monday. 

The Wichita Animal Action League said an anonymous donor stepped forward to offer up the large reward.

The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public's help in identifying what happened to the dog. Contact their investigations unit at (316) 660-5300.

“When you have a family pet, that is a loved pet and there are laws against animal cruelty and we are sworn to uphold those laws, so we will investigate an animal cruelty case like any other crime,” Lt. Dehning said.  

The dog's owner, Angela Monjaras, said that so many people wanting to help find out what really happened to her dog makes her feel better.

“I hope with this big reward we can catch whoever did this and we can put them to a stop, because no family deserves to go through what we are going through,” Monjaras said.

For more information on the reward money offered through Wichita Area Action League, click here.

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