8 severed cow heads found in dumpster
BROWNSVILLE, Tenn. (WMC/Gray News) – More than half a dozen severed cow heads were found illegally thrown in a dumpster over the weekend, according to authorities in Tennessee.
WARNING: Story contains disturbing details.
The Haywood County Sheriff’s Office said deputies received a call around 1 p.m. Saturday of a large number of cow heads seen in a Solid Waste dumpster.
A nearby resident told deputies he heard dumping noises around 2 a.m.
The sheriff’s office said in a news release the eight cows appear to be a Charolais mixed breed, each with tags in their ears and tongues cut out.
Deputies further explained the heads appeared to have been severed with a chainsaw.
The sheriff’s office is asking the public for more information regarding this illegal dumping of animal parts.
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