Suffolk SPCA: Headless chickens, goat skeleton found at Middle Island cemetery

Investigators believe the animals were tortured as part of a ritual.

News 12 Staff

Nov 13, 2023, 10:40 PM

Updated 215 days ago

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Headless chickens were uncovered at a Middle Island cemetery Wednesday, according to the Suffolk County Society for the Protection of Cruelty to Animals.
The SPCA says the beheaded chickens, a goat skeleton and a bag with coconut chunks were found by a tombstone at Union Cemetery by a man walking his dog.
Investigators believe the animals were tortured as part of a ritual.
Two beheaded chickens were found in the same spot in October.
No arrests have been made.
The Suffolk SPCA is offering $2,000 cash for information on the possible animal sacrifice.


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