Sun. Oct 20th, 2019

An Orange County man says someone may have stolen his dog, then killed it by setting it on fire.He spoke to WESH 2 News about what happened.Rick Parmenter dug up his dog “Stink” who he buried in the front yard, and who he said was just like family.The Orange County Sheriff’s Office and Animal Control are investigating the chihuahua’s death and needed the body for a necropsy.”It’s my family member, you know, it’s like losing a family member,” said Rick’s grandson, Donnie Fuson.Fuson has had Stink since he was a child, and then he gave her to his grandfather.”I don’t know why there would be any reason to brutally murder an animal and burn it to death,” Fuson said.The family put out flyers because they had not seen Stink for the three days after she left the house Saturday around 9:30 a.m.It was Fuson who found the dog Monday morning, burning, he said, in a pile behind a nearby business.Both men have their suspicions about what happened, but the case is still under investigation.Investigators are working to find out how Stink died.Stink was Parmenter’s road buddy.The family believes this was done on purpose, and when detectives determine who is responsible, they will press charges.

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. —

An Orange County man says someone may have stolen his dog, then killed it by setting it on fire.

He spoke to WESH 2 News about what happened.

Rick Parmenter dug up his dog “Stink” who he buried in the front yard, and who he said was just like family.

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office and Animal Control are investigating the chihuahua’s death and needed the body for a necropsy.

“It’s my family member, you know, it’s like losing a family member,” said Rick’s grandson, Donnie Fuson.

Fuson has had Stink since he was a child, and then he gave her to his grandfather.

“I don’t know why there would be any reason to brutally murder an animal and burn it to death,” Fuson said.

The family put out flyers because they had not seen Stink for the three days after she left the house Saturday around 9:30 a.m.

It was Fuson who found the dog Monday morning, burning, he said, in a pile behind a nearby business.

Both men have their suspicions about what happened, but the case is still under investigation.

Investigators are working to find out how Stink died.

Stink was Parmenter’s road buddy.

The family believes this was done on purpose, and when detectives determine who is

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