A British barrister was known for battling Brexit. Then he beat a fox to death, while wearing a kimono.

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The hullabaloo began, as many do, with a tweet – when the assailant announced his deadly deed in a boastful post. The day after Christmas, which is the jolly Boxing Day holiday here, the esteemed, brand-named British barrister Jolyon Maugham announced to the world, “I have killed a fox with a baseball bat.”

Barrister who bludgeoned fox to death with baseball bat faces calls for police to investigate as killing branded ‘disgusting’

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A leading barrister who bludgeoned a fox to death with a baseball bat is facing calls for police to investigate the killing, as he is branded “disgusting” by an MP.

Jolyon Maugham QC was accused of acting barbarically by animal rights supporters and calls have now emerged for him to face legal action over the killing.