Investigators puzzled by dumping of animal carcasses on public land

Grisly dump site near public bike trails haunts man who discovered the bodies

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: February 05, 2021 4:00 AM CT | Published: February 05, 2021 4:00 AM CT

Someone has been dumping dead horses, cows and deer on county land not far from a public trail along the Wolf River near Shelby Farms. Investigators can’t figure out who.

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Christopher Fulton

Christopher Fulton

Christopher Fulton is a graduate student in the Journalism Department at the University of Memphis. He is an intern for the university’s Institute for Public Service Reporting.


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