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Second Horse 'Viciously Attacked and Killed'

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10:15am 10th May 2012
(Updated 10:15am 10th May 2012)

Pirate FM has learnt the body of a headless horse has been found on a Cornish beach.

It was found at Pentewan near Mevagissey on Bank Holiday Monday.

Someone had scrawled "Rest in Peace" on the sand, with a driftwood cross topped by a dead seagull.

Police are investigating the latest discovery. They are not sure if it was washed ashore, dumped overboard from a boat or happened deliberately. A spokesperson for the force has told Pirate FM there is no evidence a crime has been committed.

But witnesses say the cut marks were so clean they could only have been deliberately made with a knife. They fear it could have been the second vicious attack on a horse in Cornwall so far this year.

Maureen Rolls from South West Equine Protection said, "Tides will have moved the body in and out but it has to have happened at some stage. It makes me wonder how many people were involved and who knows about this. No animal is going to stand around and wait to have this sort of gruesome thing done to it. It's definitely more than one person involved. We did have an incident in Cornwall not long ago so this is too much of a coincidence."

You can hear more of her interview here...

 

It comes just months after Pirate FM listeners tried to help find the killer of another horse near Stithians. Erik was mutilated with a knife before he died.

The latest incident coincided with the so-called "super moon" sparking speculation in national papers that it could be connected to cult worship.

A farmer near St Tudy told Pirate FM how he has had to install CCTV to protect his herds after three of his cattle were attacked and killed over the last couple of weeks.

Anyone with information about the attacks should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

10:15am 10th May 2012

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