Mayo Family Dog Found Dead in Cranston Home
The missing English bulldog of former Patriots player Jerod Mayo has been found and the ending to the tale is not a happy one.
Back in early July, Jerod Mayo took to social media to ask Patriots Nation for information on his five-year-old missing bulldog, Knox.
At the time police had described the disappearance as suspicious and the family thought their pet had been stolen.
Knox was under the care of his trainer, Ameila Ferreira, when he went missing back on June 28th.
Now authorities say the dog's remains were found at Ferreira's Cranston home.
According to the Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Ferreira has known the location of the deceased dog for weeks and intentionally hid the body from authorities.
ABC 6 reports that the cause of death is currently unknown and that the entire incident is under investigation.
Currently Ferreria is being charged with one count of obstruction of justice. More charges may be added as the investigation continues.
Mayo himself has been pretty quiet on social media since initially reaching out to Patriots fans for help in finding his beloved family dog.
So far he has not commented on the charges his former trainer is facing or the sad discovery of his dog's remains.