Pit bull type dog found dead in DC's Langdon Park, $5K reward offered for information

Humane Rescue Alliance

Authorities are offering a reward of $5,000 for information on dead pit bull type dog that was found in D.C.'s Langdon Park Tuesday.

The Humane Rescue Alliance said their officers found the dog's body in the picnic area in the 2900 block of 20th Street, NE after getting an anonymous tip. The organization speculates that the dog was abandoned there either late Monday night or Tuesday morning before 9:30 a.m.

"The Humane Rescue Alliance desperately needs the help of the community for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for this horrific act of animal cruelty," they said in a statement.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call the Humane Rescue Alliance’s Humane Law Enforcement Department Officer Russell at 202-723-5730 ext. 132 or send an email to

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