“Suspicious Activity,” Animal Skulls, and the Perils of Sensationalism

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Yesterday, local news reporters in Chester County,¬†Pennsylvania¬†covered what law enforcement and animal control officials called a "dark and disturbing" scene. The alleged slaughtered corpses of half-a-dozen dogs, surrounded by occult books and¬†paraphernalia. "Two people are in custody after police found more than a half dozen dismembered dogs inside a Chester County house Monday night. SPCA officers carried out bags and boxes of evidence from a home in the 2400 block of Wayne Avenue in … [Read more...]