Sun. Jun 4th, 2023

(Photograph courtesy of the Utah Legislature, St. George News) Utah condition Rep. Travis Seegmiller, R-St. George

St. George • People of a rural group in Washington County have accused a southern Utah state representative of shooting a doe as it was going for walks by way of the property of a non-public residence and then currently being misleading about the incident.

The inhabitants, who are living around New Harmony in the Blackridge Ranches enhancement off Outdated Highway 91, contacted St. George News with data about the alleged Aug. 13 incident, involving a deer that was shot around the corner of 2500 South and 2900 East.

One particular of the people, Sean, who requested to be recognized by his 1st title only, reported that shortly ahead of 8 p.m., he was at house and listened to a gunshot. He explained he went outdoors and saw a man in a fenced yard straight across the road who appeared to be pulling a deer towards a GMC Yukon SUV parked nearby.

Sean claimed he confronted the person, who determined himself as Travis Seegmiller. Seegmiller is a Republican member of the Utah Property of Associates, symbolizing District 62, which covers a huge area of St. George and Washington Metropolis.

Sean said Seegmiller told him that he was out of work and desired the deer meat for his loved ones.

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