South Carolina man finds his stolen dog dead along a highway

A man whose dog was stolen during a truck theft in South Carolina found his beloved pet’s body alongside a highway. (Photo: Ben Brengle)

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (AP) — A South Carolina man whose dog was stolen along with his truck has found the body of his beloved pet alongside a highway.

Charleston police tell WCSC-TV that Ben Brengle found the body of his 2-year-old yellow Labrador Retriever mix named Bella early Sunday.

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Her body was just blocks from the North Charleston store where she and Brengle’s truck were stolen days before Christmas.

He had offered a $10,000 reward for her safe return.

The Post & Courier reports Brengle now plans to hold a service for Bella at Sullivan’s Island.