Published: Aug 22, 2012 11:41 AM EDT

SOUTHWEST RANCHES, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a missing horse has been found slaughtered in southern Broward County.
    
The Broward Sheriff's Office reports the 8-year-old horse named Marco was reported missing Saturday morning from Perfect Landscaping.
    
On Saturday afternoon workers found the horse's body about a half a mile away in Southwest Ranches.
    
Investigators believe the horse was stolen sometime between Friday and Saturday morning.
    
No further details were immediately available.

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