VAIL, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The Arizona Department of Agriculture is investigating after a dead horse was found in Vail.
The Pima County Sheriff's Department said the initial investigation indicates the horse was dead before it was dumped near Old Spanish Trail and X9 Ranch Road.
The state livestock investigator will take a closer look to determine if criminal charges are appropriate. If you have any information, call 911 or 88-CRIME.
According to a Facebook post by Tammy Hall, the dead horse was found tied to a tree and covered with a tarp.