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Police hunting down elk killer

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TILLAMOOK COUNTY, OR (KPTV) -

Oregon State Police are looking for who killed a big elk, and left its body to waste away in a field.

OSP says that a five point bull elk was gunned down in Tillamook County on Feb. 4 near milepost 8 on Blaine Road. Passersby noticed a large herd of elk passing through the same area earlier that morning. Police salvaged the elk later in the day and began an investigation into its killing.

The Oregon Hunters Association has teamed up with OSP to offer a $2,500 reward to information that leads to an arrest and conviction. Those with information are encouraged to call OSP at 503-812-9876.

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