Former New England Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo and his family are saddened as their beloved bulldog Knox was found dead at the home of the person the Mayo family trusted.
The Cranston (R.I.) Police Department revealed the trainer had known the whereabouts of Jerod Mayo’s deceased dog for several weeks and intentionally concealed his body from authorities. https://t.co/r8olkoQ7A6
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Retired Patriots Linebacker Jerod Mayo’s Missing Bulldog Found Dead Inside Of A Trash Bag:
On June 28th, former New England Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo took to his Instagram page to spread awareness about his family’s beloved pet bulldog, Knox. According to the Daily Mail, Knox was in the care of Off-Leash K9 Training but when Jerod Mayo went to go pick him up, they claimed that he was lost. Knox was a huge part of the Mayo family and they were devastated when he couldn’t be found. Jerod and his wife begged for help from the community as they believed that they trusted a reputable company who had no idea what happened to Knox.
Off-Leash K9 trainer Amelia Ferreira was the last person who saw Knox. When the family tried to pick up Knox, they were reportedly given several excuses by Ferreira and the Off-Leash K9 Training facility.
Here Are The Instagram Post That The Mayo Family Wrote:
The Daily Mail reports that the Mayo family was so determined to find Knox that enlisted private investigators and even scuba divers to find out what happened to Knox. Soon, they would learn the sad truth about their best friend.
The Mayo’s Family Dog Knox Was Found Dead In His Trainer’s Home:
When dog trainer Amelia Ferreira was questioned about the whereabouts of the Mayo’s family dog, Knox, her story changed several times. Initially, Ferreira allegedly told police that Knox ran off during a walk. Then, Ferreira went on to change her story, later claiming that that the dog had been in a crate inside her apartment, but had gone missing. Tragically, Knox was later found dead in a trash bag inside of Ferreira’s home.
The Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals found the Knox and they believe that he died in the custody of Ferreira, who was arraigned Monday. The trainer is being charged by Cranston, Rhode Island police with one count of obstruction and could face charges of animal cruelty.
Jerod Mayo spoke out at his family is heartbroken over the death of Knox.
Rest in peace, Knox.