Headless, tailless deer carcasses found in eastern Virginia

RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Authorities in eastern Virginia are trying to determine who left three decapitated and tailless deer carcasses along a road and in a city park last week.

Three large deer were shot last week with what the Radford Sheriff’s Office believes is a crossbow. Their heads and tails were cut off and the remainder of the bodies were left behind.

One of the deer was positioned as if it had been posed for a photo. Officials are asking the public to help by calling in any tips and raising money for a reward.

More than $3,800 has been raised to help find the culprits.

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