Bald eagle found dead in ditch

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Thursday, April 7, 2011 - 3:47pm

A headless bald eagle has been found in Franklin Parish.

Agents with the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries made the find after someone shot the bird and threw it in a ditch.

The responsible party is still on the loose, but the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries say they are following some leads.

Killing a bald eagle can be a felony which carries up to two years in jail and a $250,000 fine.
 

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