Dog tied to cinder block found in water off Queens: sources

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QUEENS — A dog’s body was found tied to a cinder block in the East River off of Queens on Sunday, sources said.

Officers were called by the NYPD Harbor Unit to Riverside Drive and 161st Street for reports of a floating object in the water, police said. They later determined it was a dog’s body.

Police launched an investigation into the incident.

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