DEVASTATED dog owners have found four of their pets mutilated in a stagnant water reservoir.
The heartbreaking discovery came after the dogs went missing over Easter.
Investigators have already begun draining the swamp and believe they have found the remains of other cats and dogs.
¿Conoces al?????????que torturó, mutiló y lanzó a una balsa a cuatro perros en Mutxamel #Alicante?#NoCalles
— Guardia Civil (@guardiacivil) April 26, 2018
Three of the dogs have been recovered but one was too decomposed.
The reservoir is located in Mutxamel in Alicante.
Guardia Civil have issued an appeal to catch the culprits, who are beleived to have tortured the animals before dumping them in the water.
The investigation continues.