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Man ordered to recover, bury pig carcass left in ditch

MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -

The Mississippi County Sheriff’s Department ordered a man to recover and bury a pig he shot and left in a ditch near Manila.

Sheriff Dale Cook told Region 8 News that the owner of the pig was going to sell it to a man who lives outside of Manila.

When he got there, the pig got loose. To avoid having anyone run into the pig, causing damage to a vehicle, the owner then shot it.

Sheriff Cook the pig was then left in a ditch along Highway 18 west of Manila.

The sheriff’s department contacted the owner and advised him that he needed to recover the carcass from the ditch and bury it.

Sheriff Cook said no citations were filed against the owner.

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