Cat killer hunted by police after pet is found dead

The search is on to find who is responsible for the death of Leo.
The search is on to find who is responsible for the death of Leo.

An investigation is under way to find who is responsible for the death of a much-loved cat.

Police in Seaham are appealing for help after Leo was found dead on Seaton Bridleway on Tuesday.

The pet was found by his owners and it is believed someone is responsible for his death.

Anyone who can help with inquiries is asked to contact Durham Police on 101 and quote the reference number DHM-25082017-0132.