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A WEALTHY farmer rang police to say he had shot his wife dead with a humane killer, then turned it on himself.
The single shot Humane Killer Pistol was stolen along with some bullets when a vet's van was broken into near Thomond Park, Limerick.
THE Stewards of the National Greyhound Racing Club are considering a ban on the use of all knacker meat following confirmation that the death of 12 greyhounds under the care of Perry Barr trainer Francis O'Hare was due to a cocktail of local anaesthetics and barbiturates normally used as a humane killer for horses.
He said, 'It was decided he should be put down and Gough said he would do it with a humane killer.

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