Seventh Squad detectives are investigating an Unusual Incident that was discovered on Friday, May 22, 2015 at 4:30 pm in Massapequa.
According to detectives, Seventh Precinct officers responded to a remote area of the Massapequa Preserve after a passerby reported finding an injured chicken and several deceased chickens that appeared to have been cut open, dissected and had their entrails pulled out. Also discovered was a ritual type setting involving candles and a yellow bandana that was nailed to a tree above.
The injured chicken was removed from the scene by the Town of Oyster Bay Animal Control.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.