The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary is investigating a case of possible animal cruelty.
There are few details available on the investigation but what is known is that at about 12:30 p.m. on Saturday police were called to the North Pond Road in Torbay, someone had reported finding the dismembered corpse of a young horse.
According to the overnight police report an “attempt had been made to burn the remains.”
The RNC has said the case is still under investigation.
A post-mortem exam will be carried out on the animal's remains.
More information will be posted if it becomes available.