Eleven animals found dead and skinned in Pennsylvania, officials say

UPDATE: Eleven skinned animals dumped near a public park in northeastern Pennsylvania are now believed to be foxes, not puppies.


(CBS/AP) MACUNGIE, PA. - Eleven puppies were found dead and skinned near an eastern Pennsylvania park, animal welfare workers say.

The Lehigh County Humane Society says the dogs were discovered Friday near a park in Lower Macungie Township. .

This is the second disturbing animal cruelty incident in the county in less than a week. A skinned and cooked dog was recently discovered about 20 miles away in Lynn Township.

County officials say testing will determine if the puppies in the latest incident were domestic or wild.

State police are still investigating.