Upshur County officials investigating animal cruelty after donkey found hanging from tree
Ore City, TX — The Upshur County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a cruelty to livestock case in Ore City after finding a donkey had been hung from a tree, Capt. Gary Robert said Monday.
The sheriff’s department received a call this past Wednesday about cruelty to donkeys in the Ore City area, Roberts said. Deputy David Thompson talked with the owner and searched the property, Roberts said.
“He located a donkey on the back side of his property that was hanging from a tree,” Roberts said. The donkey was dead when the deputy arrived; however, a local veterinarian was called to examine it.
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