Horse Slaughter

Authorities: Four more Wild Horses found Dead near Heber

By: Max Walker of ABC15.com

The deaths bring the total number of deceased horses found since October to 16

Heber Horses ~ photo by Tom Tingle

HEBER-OVERGAARD, AZ — In an update Monday, authorities said four more wild horses have been found dead in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest.

The bodies were found February 7 inside the Heber Wild Horse Territory near 300 Road, according to a release from the national forest.

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The deaths bring the total number of deceased horses found since October to 16. Of those, 10 have been found to have evidence of gunshot wounds. Five had severely decomposed and their causes of death remained undetermined, while one died of blunt-force trauma typically associated with a motor vehicle collision, according to a news release.

The forest service is working with the Navajo and Coconino county sheriff’s offices on the investigation into the horses’ deaths. Anyone with information is asked to call the Navajo County Sheriff’s Office tipline, 1-800-78CRIME.

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  1. These shooters are bold to have murdered even more horses after the public, the local authorities and the FBI have been made aware… maybe the local newspapers need to make these crimes headline news.
    It’s like they are deliberately saying ‘F-U’ to everyone, like they are assured to get away with it. VERY dangerous people!

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