The RSPCA says the terrier puppies would not have survived for much longer.
Police have appealed for witnesses with dashcam footage to come forward.
Stephen Charlton had only been in a relationship with Natalie Saunders for six-weeks when he murdered her.
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Britt Assombalonga's early goal sees Middlesbrough beat Stoke to return to the Championship play-off places.
Hartlepool beat Halifax to pick up their first National League victory in four games.
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