Big Island police continue to investigate death of dog
HILO, Hawaii ó Big Island police are renewing their request for the publicís help in finding information about the fatal poisoning of a dog valued at $2,500.
According to police, a Hilo man reported his English mastiff began throwing up and died on Nov. 16. The dog had been in a fenced yard in upper Waiakea Uka.
They say a veterinarian who performed a post-mortem examination on the dog found chunks of potato containing rat poison.
Police are investigating the dogís death as a cruelty to animals case.
Police say anyone with information about the case should call the departmentís non-emergency line at 808-935-3311.