PRESTONSBURG, Ky. — Six more horses have been found fatally shot close to a strip mine website in eastern Kentucky, in accordance to authorities.
Animal rescue group Dumas Rescue says the six horses seem to have been killed throughout the identical taking pictures that killed at the least 15 different horses alongside U.S. 23 close to the Floyd-Pike County line, WYMT-TV reported. The opposite horses’ our bodies had been found early final week. It’s unclear when precisely the six new our bodies had been found.
Tonya Conn with Dumas Rescue has stated that the useless horses had been scattered over a big space and it seems they had been hunted.
The station says a $20,000 reward is being supplied for info on the shootings. Authorities have stated among the slain horses had been younger and a few had been pregnant.
“That is very inhumane and it’s a really merciless act of anyone who simply apparently had nothing else to do or no matter simply to return on a strip job and shoot down horses who had been, certainly one of them clearly was feeding, had grass in its mouth,” Floyd County Sheriff John Hunt stated. “It seemed like a battlefield for simply horses.”
The individual accountable may face animal cruelty prices at a minimal.