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HOLLYWOOD (CBSMiami) –Investigators continue to gather clues at a home to find the person who stabbed ‘Ollie’ the dog 50 times and left the pit bull mix to die, stuffed in a suitcase.
On the 1900 block of Lee Street in Hollywood, the signs of how an animal suffered are inescapable.
In a yard, messages of love hung over a small memorial.
Nearby there were reward posters and a handwritten plea for help in finding the person who brutalized the dog.
Ollie the pit bull mix was discovered last month and had been stabbed, stuffed in a suitcase and left to die, despite getting emergency medical treatment after officers stumbled upon him and took him to a vet.
He did die a few days later.
Caprice Manos lives across the street.
“I heard a very loud squeal from a dog,” said Manos.
She can’t forget the sounds of a dog she heard howling.
“It sounded like a dog got hit by a car…so loud that you knew that something was wrong,” said Manos.
She also can’t forget the very angry man.
“It was a very angry yelling, very loud anger, yelling…abruptly it stopped,” said Manos.
Investigators were back at the apartment on Tuesday near where Ollie was discovered scouring the area for clues – evidence that could lead them to an attacker.
Manos says she can’t stop thinking about the screams she heard after realizing they were connected to this.
“This thought came through my head. I could have done something then I said wait a minute if he did that to the dog, he’d have done that to me,” said Manos.
A reward of more than $40,000 is being offered for information leading to Ollie’s attacker.