Livestock Slaughtered by Unknown Predator
Several recent reports to the Madsmoor shrievalty detail strange, gruesome slaughtering of our local farmers' livestock during the night. Pigs, sheep, pheasants, and goats in groups of up to ten have been massacred with their entrails splayed out and half-devoured. This is not some small fox or badger's work, something larger is to blame. The current leading theory on this horrid phenomenon attributes the attacks to some escaped dog. Another, less savoury possibility is that someone is playing a sinister prank not fit for the faint of heart or the sound of mind. Any further detail should be reported to the shrievalty immediately.