Dead dog turned up in Northeast Austin dumpster

(Todd Bynum/KXAN)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin police discovered a “body” reported in a Northeast Austin business complex Dumpster was actually a dead dog wrapped in a shower curtain.

The call to police came in just before 8 p.m., from the 8200 block of Cameron Road.

Investigators are now looking for the person who left the animal.

As police detectives combed the area, KXAN News crews on scene noticed several surveillance cameras located on buildings in the business park. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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