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Arkansas Family Devastated After Someone Kills Their Farm Animals

William Wiggins and his daughter are devastated after someone killed an entire herd of their farm animals.

Wiggins told Fox 4:

"So everybody knows how much they love their dogs and cats. Well can you imagine losing a whole herd of them at one time?"


The senseless act of violence took place just before the New Year in Woodruff County, Arkansas, off Highway 381.

Wiggins and his daughter have been raising animals such as miniature cows, miniature horses, and miniature donkeys on their farm for the past 10 years.

The family is in shock over the loss of the animals who they considered to be part of the family.

Wiggins explained:

"We've loved on them. Raised them on bottles. Kept them in the house when they were sick."

Woodruff County Sheriff Phil Reynolds said:

"Whoever done this cowardly act to anything so innocent that's kept in captivity. I can say that they will be punished to the extent of the law to the fullest."

With few leads, the Woodruff Country Sheriff's Department took to Facebook, offering a $500 cash reward to anyone with information leading to the arrest and conviction of those involved.

Since the Facebook post, many people have been offering up information into the investigation in hopes to help find the person or persons responsible.

If you have any information, you can contact the Woodruff County Sheriff's Department via Facebook or 870-347-2583.

Have you ever lost an animal to a senseless act of violence? How did you get through it? Tell us in the comments.

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