VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) - A Pit Bull found dead outside of a Virginia Beach shelter Monday morning had several medical issues, according to police.
According to Grazia Moyers with the Virginia Beach Police Department, a volunteer with the Virginia Beach Animal Care and Adoption Center found the dog in an outdoor play area at approximately 11 a.m. Feb. 18.
Two employees with the shelter attempted CPR on the dog but were unable to save him. Moyers said the dog had been left outside Sunday afternoon.
Wednesday, Moyers said the dog had severe heart and lung disease as well as possible diabetes, all of which contributed to the dog's death, as well as hypothermia.
Moyers said the case remains under investigation by Virginia Beach police.
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