$3k reward offered in thoroughbred horse's death in Utah

Save Story
Leer en español

Estimated read time: Less than a minute

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

SYRACUSE, Utah (AP) — A $3,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the conviction of those responsible for the death of a registered thoroughbred mare in Davis County.

The Humane Society of Utah says it's offering the reward because it appears the death was an "intentional act of animal violence" and it wants those responsible to be held accountable.

The 6-year-old horse named Lady Antebellum was found dead in her 80-acre pasture in Syracuse, about 25 miles north of Salt Lake City.

Police say the owner last saw the mare alive late Wednesday afternoon and they think the animal died sometime Thursday afternoon.

The humane society says the wound was described as a puncture wound shaped like an "X'' behind the horse's front leg, and it may have been caused by an arrow.

The mare is valued at over $10,000.

Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Most recent U.S. stories

Related topics

The Associated Press


    Get informative articles and interesting stories delivered to your inbox weekly. Subscribe to the KSL.com Trending 5.
    By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to KSL.com's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    KSL Weather Forecast