Mule Starved to Death

Friday, June 3, 2016
By Vivienne Hughes

MOT Mule Starved OnLA man from Órgiva has been charged with letting a mule die from thirst and hunger as a result of having left it locked up for two months in an abandoned cortijo.

The Environmental Branch of the Guardia Civil, Seprona, found the animal already dead and half buried in the said cortijo in the Llano del Caldero area of Motril.

The 29-year-old suspect, who has a criminal record, has a small piece of land in that area, which he visited on the occasional weekend.

The suspect claims that he found the animal, which had been abandoned, according to his statement, so he locked it up “so that it could cause no harm.”

(News: Motril/Orgiva, Granada, Andalucia)

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