15 horses shot and killed after being hunted in Eastern Kentucky

A monstrous act, no doubt.
Let’s hope that they are caught, tried, convicted, and sentenced.

Tuesday's Horse

From a Report filed by NPR

It’s being called an ‘Act of Evil’.

Fifteen horses were shot and killed in the woods of Eastern Kentucky in what authorities call a cruel and inhumane crime that they’re now working to unravel. Local authorities are offering a $1,500 reward — an amount boosted by donations from people who want the killer brought to justice.

The horses were found in the area of a rehabilitated strip mine near Floyd County’s border with neighboring Pike County. For years, locals say, 30 or more horses have roamed the rough and isolated terrain there. But that changed horribly this week.

It looked like a battlefield for just horses — we counted 15 that we found dead. All 15 appeared to us to have been shot,” Floyd County Sheriff John Hunt told local TV station WYMT.

“This is very inhumane,” Hunt says, “and it’s a very cruel…

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2 thoughts on “15 horses shot and killed after being hunted in Eastern Kentucky

  1. I read a story like this then I think – if only there was a pandemic and the population were wiped out.

    Strike the human race down – we are undeserving. 😦


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