Storm Francis claims a victim as dead cow is spotted in river

Storm Francis has claimed a victim as a dead cow is spotted in the river at Bickham Bridge. 

The cow in the river - credit Martin Pearse 

The cow, which is thought to be a Highland, was spotted from the footpath between Bickham Bridge and Gara Bridge by Martin Pearse. 

He is currently looking for the owner, saying: "It could have travelled down river a long way as the river was very swollen this morning." 

The local knackerman, Andrew Goatman, has been informed. 

credit Martin Pearse 

Storm Francis brought rain and strong winds to the South Hams last night and this morning, with winds reaching 70mph. 

If you think you might know who owns this poor cow, you can contact Martin via his Facebook page


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