Dead pit bull found on Green Bay's east side

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GREEN BAY - Police say a pit bull found dead on the city's east side likely had been abused.

The dog was found Saturday afternoon on E. Mason St. and Erie Rd. It was female, brown with white markings. There was evidence of abuse, police say.

It is unknown how long the dog had been dead, however officials believe it could have been a week based on the condition of the body and weather.

If you have any information regarding this case, you can contact the GBPD at (920) 448-3208.