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Sheriff Investigating Horse Strangulation Death

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STEVENSVILLE, Mont. (AP) - The Ravalli County sheriff's office is investigating after a horse was strangled to death in its corral northeast of Stevensville over the weekend.
    
The Ravalli Republic reports (http://bit.ly/16LZJ9b) Patricia Cregan awakened Saturday to find her riding horse, Cooper, dead with a piece of nylon rope tied around its neck. The corral is about 100 feet from her house.
    
Cregan says she had raised the horse since it was a foal and that it was 7 or 8 years old.
    
Sheriff Chris Hoffman is asking anyone with information to call his office.
    

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