Horse Remains Found in North Miami-Dade

Officials said the horse was likely from a local racetrack

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    Authorities found horse remains in Miami.

    A horse was found slaughtered in the area of NW 179th Street and Okeechobee Road in Miami-Dade County Wednesday, officials said.

    Investigators with the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals came across the horse remains while investigating a case of malnourished horses. They said the carcass had been there for about a week.

    Officials told NBC 6 the horse was likely a racing thoroughbred from a local racetrack.

    It is not known why the horse was slaughtered.

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