Dead Deer Dressed As Clown, Left on Porch of Iowa Family

SIOUX CITY, Iowa, Oct. 8 (UPI) — Authorities in Iowa said someone put a clown costume and a wig on a dead deer and left the carcass on a family’s porch as an apparent prank.

Sioux City Animal Control Officers said a they were called to a resident’s home Wednesday morning to remove the dressed-up deer carcass and the dead animal was taken to the Animal Control Center for proper disposal, KMEG-TV, Sioux City, reported Thursday.

Animal Control Officer Jake Appel urged residents not to repeat or emulate the prank.

“Don’t do it. It’s immature, it’s illegal. It’s a dead animal it doesn’t need to be sitting on someone’s porch. It needs to be disposed of by the right people,” he said.

Police said no investigation has been opened into the incident.

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