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Western Indiana man saves dog thrown into stream

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A western Indiana man is being called a hero for jumping into a stream and rescuing a dog that someone tried to kill.

Troy Jones says he heard something whining this week down by a creek and looked over to find a young Labrador mix with cinder blocks tied to its head and its legs tied together. A nearby note said someone wanted the dog to die.

Jones took the dog named Serendipity home and cleaned her up.

Dareth Stonebraker of the Parke-Vermillion Humane Shelter in Clinton says Serendipity is in good shape and doesn't have any physical wounds.

Serendipity is now up for adoption.

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