Novinger man charged after 26 cattle killed

Wednesday, March 11, 2009 | 4:11 p.m. CDT; updated 6:24 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, March 11, 2009

MACON — A Northeast Missouri man faces charges of property damage and armed criminal action for the alleged shooting of 29 cattle.

Larry C. McFarland, 52, of Novinger, is accused of shooting to death 26 of the cattle on Jan. 12 in Macon County.

Three survived.

McFarland already is in custody on other charges. Bond in the Macon County case has been set at $25,000.


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Jarrod Turner March 11, 2009 | 4:35 p.m.

Wonder why he would do something like that?!

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Ray Shapiro March 11, 2009 | 9:22 p.m.

Must be a bad case of "mad at cows" disease.

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