Oct 28, 2013 12:18 PM by KWWL-TV
(KWWL) Residents in the tiny Iowa town of Prairieburg are on the lookout for a pet killer.
Someone has been targeting dogs in the town using poisoned meatballs.
At least one animal has died and several others have fallen ill.
Tests revealed the meatballs had been laced with the powerful poison strychnine.
The Linn County Sheriff's Office is investigating and says the responsible party will face animal cruelty charges.