GCSO investigating after deer carcass found on church steps

Georgetown County News

GEORGETOWN, S.C. (WCBD) – The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office (GCSO) is investigating after a bloody deer carcass was discovered on the steps of Allen Chapel AME Church.

The wife of Reverend Franklin Rutledge reported the deer to News 2 shortly before 4:30 p.m. Friday. Deputies arrived on scene around the same time, according to GCSO.

Rutledge said that the deer was mutilated and a cross was scratched into the door of the church.

GCSO does not yet know how the deer died or how it got onto the steps of the church.

News 2 is following this story and will provide updates as more details become available.

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