New Ulm Schell’s Deer Found Dead 23 Mar 13

The New Ulm Police Department is investigating an incident of animal cruelty at New Ulm’s August Schell Brewery, and Schell’s is offering a reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible. The incident was reported at around 10am Friday. The adult male deer that the Schell’s Brewery owns and keeps in a fenced-in deer park was found dead, and investigators determined that the animal had been killed by an unknown person or persons within the past 36 hours. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is assisting New Ulm Police with the investigation. Anyone with information is urged to call the police department at (507)233-6750 or the DNR Turn In Poachers Hotline at 1-800-652-9093.