SAN ANTONIO (AP) Dozens of people have attended a vigil for a friendly duck known for strolling along San Antonio's River Walk until the animal was beaten and killed.
An informal memorial service was held Thursday night for the duck fondly called George.
San Antonio Crime Stoppers has organized donations leading to a $15,000 reward for information about two men seen on surveillance video carrying the duck. The carcass of the red-masked Muscovy duck was discovered May 29.
Vigil organizer Angela Tudor says George had been at the River Walk for many years and was much loved. The animal was known for hanging out near a Mexican restaurant where the vigil was held.
Conviction on a cruelty to animal charge carries a penalty of up to two years in state jail.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide detailed information.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.