Yuri, a 5-year-old Black Russian terrier that was (Credit: LAFPOLI)

Yuri, a 5-year-old Black Russian terrier that was swept away Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014 by a surging Carlls River in Babylon, was found dead the next morning in the bay off Montauk Highway.

LIers mourn loss of Yuri, dog swept away by floodwaters in Babylon

Yuri, the 5-year-old Black Russian terrier who was swept away Wednesday by a surging Carlls River in Babylon following a heavy rainstorm, was found dead Thursday morning. Many Long Islanders who had joined the search efforts for the friendly 120-pound dog or shared his photo on Facebook took to social media Thursday to mourn Yuri's loss and send condolences to his family. Here are just some of the messages that have been posted.

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