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Decomposing Horse Head Found In Washington, Pa. Alley

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Late Monday evening, a skeleton of what officials believe to be a horse's head was found in the City of Washington, Pa. | Courtesy City of Washington, Pa.

WASHINGTON, Pa. -- Someone left a severed horse head in a southwestern Pennsylvania city.

Officials in Washington, Pa., say the head was found Monday in an alley in a densely populated neighborhood.

Councilman Matt Staniszewski says the decomposing head had been reduced to mostly bone but called the smell "unbearable."

Officials removed the remains and disposed of them. Police are investigating.

The city of about 15,000 people is about 20 miles southwest of Pittsburgh.

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