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Update On The Killing Of Three Elk Near Medix, In Elk County

January 08, 2020

Carla Wehler, from the Elk Country Visitors Center, has the latest information regarding the investigation into the killing of three Elk, near Medix, in Elk County.

Press Release...

The Keystone Elk Country Alliance, along with Conservation Partners TomBob Outdoors LLC.Benezette Hotel and Benezette Wines recently announced a reward for information relating to the killing of 3 elk in the PA Elk Range shot near Medix, Elk County with a small caliber gun.


The illegally shot elk were a cow, a spike and a Raghorn bull on the Old Fritz Farm located off Dollinger Road northeast of Medix, one half mile. The reward, now at $4,000 was created by KECA with our partners in an effort to bring the individual(s) responsible to justice.  These animals were shot Thanksgiving day and left lay. Punishment can include large fines and potential jail time.


Anyone interested in contributing to the reward fund may contact KECA CEO Rawley Cogan or Operations Manager Carla Wehler at 814-787-5167 or through our facebook page. Those with potential information about the killings should contact the Pa Game Commission, Northcentral Office at 570-398-4744 or by calling their Operation Game Thief Hotline at 1-888-PGC-8001. Special thanks to Pa Outdoor News writer Mark Nale, Northcentral Correspondent for announcing the reward. His full article is in the most recent issue.

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