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Horse's killing a 'horrific act'

Henry the horse with owner Rebecca Baillie
Henry the horse's death left owner Rebecca Baillie distraught

The suspicious death of a horse after it suffered head injuries has been described by police as a "despicable and shocking" attack.

The death of the horse, called Henry, in a field at Birnie, near Elgin, Moray, has left owner Rebecca Baillie devastated.

The incident happened on Thursday evening.

Grampian Police appealed for public help to track down the "perpetrators of this horrific act".




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