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Woman (30s) arrested on suspicion of killing in-lamb ewe

A woman being arrested in connection with the killing of a sheep near Gravesend in the UK.

An in-lamb ewe was found on farmland in a field off Betsham Road, Southfleet, at around 7am on Sunda (March 29th).

A lamb was also reported to have been stolen from the same field on Friday 27 March.

‘Killed deliberately’ 

In a statement, a spokesperson for Kent Police, said: “The injuries sustained by the ewe led officers to believe that the animal had been killed deliberately.”

At around midnight on April 6th, officers arrested a woman in her 30s in Bean Lane, Greenhithe, on suspicion of motoring offences and offences relating to the ewe.

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The woman has been released pending further enquiries, according to the spokesperson.

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