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Black bear found dead in Roxbury was shot

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A black bear was found dead at the Roxbury Land Trust property. (Photo courtesy of CT EnCon Police) A black bear was found dead at the Roxbury Land Trust property. (Photo courtesy of CT EnCon Police)
Roxbury, CT (WFSB) -

New information released Tuesday by the state's Department of Energy and Environmental Police shows that a black bear found dead in Roxbury over the weekend was shot.

Test results also indicate that the bear's body was dumped in Roxbury.

Connecticut state officials are looking for the public’s help in identifying a person responsible for killing the bear.

Officials from the state’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said a dead black bear was found on Wednesday morning at the Roxbury Land Trust property, adjacent to Upper County Road..

Anyone with information please contact the DEEP Emergency Dispatch at (860) 424-3333.

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