Queensland police are seeking assistance in inquiries relating to the unlawful killing of a horse on a pastoral property near Mount Isa.
In a short statement on Monday the Queensland Police Service said detectives for the Cloncurry Major and Organised Crime Squad (MOCS) Rural have commenced investigations into the incident.
The horse was located by its owner deceased with gunshot wounds.
Initial investigations indicate the horse was shot by an unknown person/s sometime between May 2 and May 4.
Police are appealing for anyone who has information regarding this matter to contact their nearest police station, CrimeStoppers on 1300 333 000 or Police Link on 131444 and quote the reference number QP2200786388.