A shocking series of killings of baby goats in Massachusetts continues with another case of a goat murdered with its neck broken.
North Brookfield police is investigating the suspicious death of a baby Nigerian Dwarf goat that was found on Wednesday. A resident on School Street found one of his baby goats dead in with a broken neck.
The goat was last seen at 2 p.m. that day and was not considered suspicious until police learned of similar murders in West Brookfield.
Police there say two Nigerian Dwarf goats were found on the back porch of a home with their necks broken and twisted around to face the building. The family, a mother and her three young adults children, discovered the sickening scene on Monday.
Police say the goats were killed sometime between 7 p.m. Sunday night and 10:30 a.m. Monday morning.
No signs of an attack from another animal were found on the goats. Police believe that a person murdered them for “shock and awe.”
Whoever is responsible could face felony charges for the murders.
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Anyone with information can contact Officer Chris Donais at the North Brookfield Police Department 508-867-0206, or call West Brookfield police at 508-867-1405.