Monday, March 12, 2012
Animal Body Parts Dumped In Desolate Area Of Suffolk County, New York
DEER PARK, N.Y.(PIX11)— A remote stretch of roadway in Suffolk County has become a dumping ground for mutilated animals.
"We found about 12 bags, with about 20 or so dead chickens, dead roosters, and we found one bag that had two small goat heads in it," said Detective Paul Llobell of the Suffolk County Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty to Animals.
"We are not sure if it is actual animal torture, animal neglect -- or maybe it could be part of a religious sacrifice." Llobell told PIX11 News.
A necropsy -- the animal equivalent of an autopsy -- will be preformed to determine the cause of death. It is possible the animals came from a farm, that fell on hard times. Town of Babylon Animal Shelter Director Chirs Elton said if animal owners can no longer afford to feed their animals, help is available. "They can call us... if we can't directly help them out we can help them to place the animal," he said.
Right now, the Suffolk County SPCA is investigating this as a cruelty case. Read More