A NUMBER of deer have been killed and butchered on a rural property in a crime which is now under investigation by police.
NSW Police rural crime investigators from Mudgee Police Station are investigating a report of trespassing and the theft of deer from a property at Kaludabah which occurred around October 31.
"The owner of the property found a number of deer remains on the property which police believe were killed and butchered on site," State Rural Crime Co-ordinator Detective Inspector Cameron Whiteside said.
"Inquiries are continuing and police would like to hear from anyone who may have information about this incident."
Anyone with information is urged to call Mudgee Police Station on 6372 8599 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
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