Horse death update

Witness appeal launched.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a horse was stabbed to death in what has been described as an ‘isolated incident’.

The animal was found with serious wounds in a field off Honiton Road, Churchinford, and the incident is now being investigated by the police and RSPCA.

The body has been sent away for an expert autopsy.

Anyone in the area at the time is urged to call police on 0845 456 7000 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.