On December 1, 2018, conservation officers with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources responded to a report that someone shot and abandoned an elk near the Seep Ridge Road in the Book Cliffs, south of Vernal. Further investigation showed the perpetrator(s) shot two elk but removed only one of the carcasses from the kill site.
Investigators believe it happened between November 28 and November 30, 2018.
If you have any information, call 1-800-662-3337, 435-322-0671 or 435-790-4630.
(Photo source: Utah Division of Wildlife Resources)