Death of pony investigated

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HIGHGATE, VT. >> Vermont authorities are investigating the death of a pony killed by a muzzleloader bullet in Highgate.

The Burlington Free Press <URL destination="http://bfpne.ws/1RM4u8N">reports that the officials believe the pony was shot in a pasture sometime between Tuesday evening and Saturday morning.

</URL>Cpl. George Rodriguez said police are treating the death as suspicious, but have not ruled out the possibility that it was an accident. He said a hunter could have mistaken the brown horse for a deer.

Vermont game wardens are assisting state police with the investigation.


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