St. Catharines police have arrested two people in connection to an animal cruelty investigation.
Officers were called to the area of Welland Ave. and Clark St. at 6 a.m. on Wednesday.
Upon arrival, they found a deceased dog. The 14-month old dog was left tied to the railing and died due to asphyxiation.
Robert Ripley, 28, and Tanya Keddy, 46, were identified, arrested and are facing a number of charges.
Both Ripley and Keddy are being held in custody. They are set to appear at the Robert S. K Welch Courthouse in St. Catharines on Dec 12.