March 14, 2018 6:27 pm

RCMP investigating report of horse killed near Grande Prairie

RCMP are looking for tips after a horse was found apparently shot in northern Alberta.

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RCMP in northern Alberta are looking into the circumstances surrounding the death of a young horse near Grande Prairie. Police said it appears the animal was shot in the head.

Grande Prairie Rural RCMP were called to a property in the Grovedale, Alta. area on Sunday where the horse was found dead. Police said no other animals were found to be harmed.

Investigators are now turning to the public for information on this possible crime.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Grande Prairie RCMP detachment at 780-830-5700. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 or online.

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