NM court allows retrial in beating death of horse

March 26, 2013 • State News

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A horse trainer can be prosecuted a third time on charges that he beat a colt to death with a whip handle in 2006, New Mexico’s highest court ruled Monday.

The state Supreme Court said double jeopardy protections and the statute of limitations do not prohibit Greg Collier of Lubbock, Texas, from being retried on a misdemeanor animal cruelty charge for the death of the 10-month-old colt.

Collier was training the horse in New Mexico for its Login to read more

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