By Sam Stanton
Sacramento officials reported anther animal mutilation case Monday, saying that a bowl full of pigeon heads and a rooster head with a bloody machete set atop the bowl was discovered in the Pocket area.
Gina Knepp, director of the city’s Front Street Animal Shelter, said the discovery was made at about 8 a.m. Sunday near Pocket Road and Windbridge Drive. Police were called to the scene.
In recent months, authorities have reported many discoveries of mutilated livestock and birds – including cattle, lambs and chickens – beheaded and dumped in different areas of the city. In some cases, the carcasses were accompanied by blood-soaked $1 bills or tea candles.
Anyone with information regarding the case is asked to call Sacramento Animal Care Services, (916) 808-8333.