Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Police hunt horse killer who tortured animal in 'cowardly and barbaric attack' - WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGE

A horse died after being horrifically mutilated in a ‘cowardly and barbaric’ attack.

The tortured animal suffered severe injuries to its head and body in the sickening incident.

Police believe the two and a half year old stallion was sedated before the brutal attack in which it had an eye cut out and its teeth removed.

The horse, called Eric,also had its genitalia removed.

Forensic searches are being carried out in the field, where a mare and a foal were left untouched.

The horse was attacked between 4pm on Sunday and noon on Monday in the field near Stithians in west Cornwall. Read More