State police search for bear shooter


ROXBURY, Conn. (WTNH) — State environmental police are looking for whoever shot and killed a bear.

The adult male black bear was found dead last week on Roxbury Land Trust Property adjacent to Upper County Road.

The department of environmental protection says the bear was killed somewhere than dumped.

It is illegal to kill a bear in Connecticut.

If you think you know something, police want to hear from you.

Call environmental state police at 860-424-3333 or call them toll free at 1-800-842-4357.

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