Animals: Rooster

No one was watching 18-month-old Carol Krieg when she crawled into a chicken yard in Hood River, Ore. one day last week. But a big Rhode Island Red rooster was soon angrily aware of the intrusion on his flock. Like daggers his big spurs flashed across the baby's head. A physician found the child's thin skull was fractured. Pneumonia set in and two days later Baby Krieg was dead. Hood River's Police Chief William Hart, the child's grandfather, ordered her murderer's execution.

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