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Peace, turkey pardoned by President Obama last Thanksgiving, euthanized

Peace, turkey pardoned by President Obama last Thanksgiving, euthanized

White House Officials insist timing of death not suspicious

Posted: 5:52 AM
Last Updated: 1 hour and 11 minutes ago

By: Mike M. Ahlers, CNN Senior Producer

Washington — Peace, one of two turkeys pardoned by President Obama last year, was euthanized Monday, according to an official who insisted the timing of the death – days before the Thanksgiving holiday – was not suspicious.

Rebecca Aloisi, vice president for marketing at the Mount Vernon Estate, confirmed that Peace had been dead after a weekend “illness.” But Aloise knew neither the nature of the illness, the manner of death, nor what had been done with the remains of the large, edible bird.

Read more: https://www.wptv.com/dpp/news/national/peace-turkey-pardoned-by-president-obama-last-thanksgiving-euthanized#ixzz2Cy85tGIU

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