UPDATE: The El Paso County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday asked for the public's help in locating the person or persons responsible in an animal cruelty case.
Three dead horses were found in Clint near the area of 1200 Robert’s Ranch and Texas back on July 24.
An ABC-7 viewer took photos of the horse carcasses and reported the incident to deputies.
The Sheriff's Animal Cruelty Unit is handling the case.
Anyone with information about the dead horses is asked by deputies to call the East Montana Patrol Station at (915) 856-4875.
ORIGINAL STORY, July 27: CLINT, Texas -- The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Monday that it is investigating the discovery of a group of dead horses outside of Clint.
ABC-7 viewers sent us some disturbing photos of several horses that were found late last week and said they reported the discovery to the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office.
The photos show the horse carcasses rotting away in the sun, with the bones showing.
The decomposed horses were found near the cemetery in Clint.
On Monday, the Sheriff’s Office indicated that Animal Welfare staff responded to the incident and were investigating.