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Police: Backpack found floating in pond contained dead cat, rocks


LONDONDERRY, N.H. ( – A teenager found a dead, decomposed white cat inside a backpack half-submerged in a pond on Hall Road in Londonderry Monday afternoon, police said.

According to The NH Union Leader, police interviewed the teen and his mother at about 4:30 p.m. regarding his discovery.

The teen told police he was walking in the area when he came upon the backpack, which was partially submerged in a pond about a half mile from a railroad bed. The backpack had been filled with rocks and a decomposed white cat, reports the newspaper.

Police said it appeared the backpack had been in the pond for an extended period of time.

An investigation is underway.