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Five men and six dead sheep discovered in van near Rugby

Rugby Editorial 26th Apr, 2016 Updated: 27th Oct, 2016   0

Police have arrested five men in connection with six dead sheep found in a vehicle on the M6.

On Sunday April 24, officers found the animals, believed to be from a nearby farm, in a vehicle travelling between junctions one and two of the M6 – near Hampton Magna.

Mircea Marinel Tamboi, 29, Venus Corcoveano, 38, Catalin Marian Scaficea, 37 – all from the Walsall area – have been charged along with 18-year-old Damian Durac and 30-year-old Elvis Slavu.

The men are due to appear at Warwickshire Magistrates’ Court today (Tuesday 26 April) and all have been charged with causing unnecessary suffering to a protected animal, theft and criminal damage.


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