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Dog found dead, frozen in a pile of snow in River Rouge

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The area where the dog was discovered The area where the dog was discovered
Two other dogs were also found and rescued from the home Two other dogs were also found and rescued from the home
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Volunteers from the River Rouge Animal Shelter made a deadly discovery Wednesday morning - a dog, frozen in a pile of snow.

"We found a dead pit bull that had been, basically, locked away in a pen in the backyard. We found two other small breed white dogs that had found enough shelter to survive this," says Dave McMurtrie, a volunteer with the shelter.

VIDEO: Click on the video player above to watch Fox 2's Amy Lange's report

Fox 2 was told the owners at the home on Stoner Street went to Mexico and they claim someone was supposed to be taking care of the dogs. We also left a message with the River Rouge Police Department inquiring if any charges will be pursued.

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