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Horrific Scene Awaited Police Officers in Philadelphia Home

Horrific Scene Awaited Police Officers in Philadelphia Home

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Philadelphia Inquirer via YellowBrix

December 31, 2009

PHILADELPHIA – Officer George Bengal, director of law enforcement at the Pennsylvania SPCA, came out of a Feltonville house yesterday carrying box after box of dead animal parts and skins.

After hours of digging through the dirt in an enclosed back area of the house and searching through the clutter of the house, PSPCA investigators found the remains of about 400 to 500 animals strewn throughout the house or buried in the ground in the back enclosed area, Bengal later said.

The remains included “possibly” the carcasses of two monkeys, he said. The bones of one were found on an altar in a room off the kitchen.

PSPCA law-enforcement officers also found about 100 or more knives, mostly machetes, he said.

Humane Law Enforcement

Animals “definitely” were used in some kind of religious ritual, Bengal said yesterday evening, after the officers finished digging and collecting boxes of evidence.

Authorities are now trying to find the people who lived in the rented house on Front Street near Rockland.

Bengal said that the man who rented the house is believed to have been out of the country for months, possibly in Mexico, but that has yet to be confirmed.

Investigators are also trying to track down the man’s live-in partner and another woman who lived in the house, Bengal said.

All three are considered suspects and could face summary offenses, or possibly misdemeanor charges of animal cruelty, he said.

Earlier in the day, Bengal came out of the house with a cardboard box filled with turtle shells and the skulls and antlers of white-tailed deer, placing the box in the back of his pickup truck.

He went back in and returned with a blue plastic bin, filled with more turtle shells. There was also a dead cobra, coiled with its head held high.

On another trip, he brought out a box with a leopard skin and a deer skin.

“We have uncovered some wildlife remains inside of the property,” Bengal told reporters outside the house. “We’re still digging.”

He said he believed that some of the remains were those of beavers, deer and groundhogs, but said that the carcasses were so badly decomposed that he would not be certain of their species until the remains were examined by a forensic veterinarian. But he later confirmed that the skulls and antlers belonged to white-tailed deer and that the snake was a cobra.


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    futureBakersfieldPD1

    over 4 years ago

    54 Comments

    how did whoever get the tropical animals and the assualt rifle that came from russia at one point....oh yea mexicos corruption problem leaking into the home of the brave land of the free we really need to tighthen security on the borders

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    MarlyB

    over 4 years ago

    5012 Comments

    Looks like a nutbag vendor of fetishes to catch-all cultist animal sacrifice practitioners.

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    Moen_85

    over 4 years ago

    686 Comments

    Very sad I hope that justice catches up to the people that did this

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    Strobelight140

    over 4 years ago

    7516 Comments

    Sadistic sob's

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    DALLASCRANE

    over 4 years ago

    19382 Comments

    SANTERIA religion protected under the US Constitution? I don't think these Pieces of Work will get their deposit back on the rented house.....Is there a sentence catagory for "to stupid to live"?

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    Harmon605

    over 4 years ago

    4 Comments

    Machetes? Animal remains? Possible rituals? Sounds like a Santeria sacrificial site, and a nasty one. Possible ties to either gangs, dealers or both. At any rate, this should be gone over carefully.

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    kaalima

    over 4 years ago

    1748 Comments

    Sick and evil !!

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    nightwatch

    over 4 years ago

    356 Comments

    thought halloween passed already. Stephen King indeed...Pet Semetary.

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    Army_MP_Dixon

    over 4 years ago

    678 Comments

    Thats sick someone would do that!

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    Anonymous

    over 4 years ago

    After I stop vomiting, I'd like to know what the hell those morons were thinking.

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    Anonymous

    over 4 years ago

    SICK! How did no one notice that?

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    Anonymous

    over 4 years ago

    The smell would have had to have been horrible!

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    diane52520

    over 4 years ago

    406 Comments

    Hazmat major!

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    beejac

    over 4 years ago

    1424 Comments

    Makes you shy away from the drinking water BSPD88.

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    BSPD88

    over 4 years ago

    2212 Comments

    What the hell is in the water down there in Philly ...

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