Reward for Georgia swan killer

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SUWANEE, Ga. — A suburban Atlanta neighborhood is offering a $5,000 reward to help find the killer of eight swans that lived in the Suwanee subdivision.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the Humane Society of the United States doubled the $2,500 reward offered by the Rosemoore Lake neighborhood. The swans, two adults and a six offspring, were killed June 8.

It’s the third such killing in as many years in the neighborhood.

The swans were discovered by a resident. They had been shot with an air rifle and dumped in a creek just behind the subdivision.

Police have assigned a detective to the case. The person responsible could face animal cruelty and criminal damage to property charges.

The swans were worth about $9,000.

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seenitB4
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seenitB4 06/25/12 - 08:21 am
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This is sad

I hope they find the killer......:(

Beautiful birds....

itsanotherday1
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itsanotherday1 06/25/12 - 09:10 am
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What could possibly have been

What could possibly have been a motivation for that? It sounds like somebody just wanted to get rid of them, and I cannot imagine why. I don't know much about swans, but they seem pretty benign to me as opposed to geese who can be very territorial plus crap all over the place.

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Southern Leslie 06/25/12 - 10:05 am
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Not trying to justify the
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Not trying to justify the killing, but they DO make as much mess as ducks and geese.

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