Page last updated at 09:07 GMT, Monday, 28 July 2008 10:07 UK

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".

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites

Has China's housing bubble burst?
How the world's oldest clove tree defied an empire
Why Royal Ballet principal Sergei Polunin quit


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2020 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific