Sheriff investigating rabbit deaths as animal cruelty

Preble County Fair (WDTN photo/Jake Ryle)
Preble County Fair (WDTN photo/Jake Ryle)

EATON, Ohio (WDTN) – The Preble County Sheriff’s Office is now investigating the deaths of nine rabbits at the Preble County Fair as a case of animal cruelty.

The rabbits were part of a 4-H display. They were found dead in their pens Thursday night.

The sheriff says they “are reported to have been killed” over a period of several hours.

The sheriff is asking that anyone with information about this case call the sheriff’s office at 937-456-6262.

No other animals were involved.

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