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Police investigating 2 suspicious horse deaths in Hakalau

HAKALAU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Big Island police have opened an investigation after the suspicious deaths of two horses in the Hakalau area.

According to officials, a decomposing body of a horse entwined in barbed wire, with what appeared to be a gunshot wound, was reported on June 8.

The body was found on a property off Chin Chuck Road across from Veterans Park.

The following day, a second dead horse was discovered on the property with an apparent gunshot wound.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Police Department's non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311.

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