Horrific images of animal abuse farm

Investigators found more than 30 carcases Credit: Council photographs

Animal welfare investigators have released horrific images of animal carcases found on a farm in Cheshire. James Stratton rented Churton Heath Farm near Chester. Stratton has been sentenced to 12 months and banned from owning, keeping or dealing in animals for 10 years.

Stratton admitted to 20 specimen charges Credit: Council photographs
The carcases were in various stages of decay Credit: Council photographs

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Cheshire farmer jailed for animal cruelty

A farmer from Chester has been jailed for animal cruelty. James Stratton has been sentenced to12 months and banned from owning, keeping or dealing in animals for 10 years. He was also ordered to pay £20,000 in costs.