Officials seek information after poached deer found in Lea County

New Mexico

Lea County officials are trying to figure out who killed a deer and left it to rot. 

The sheriff’s office says the doe was found on Tuesday, south of Highway 176 outside of Eunice.

They say it appears the animal was shot on the road and then dragged into a bush. They say it likely died shortly before it was found.

If you know anything, you can submit an anonymous tip here.

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