Troopers Seek Help in Musk Ox Death Investigation

Alaska State Troopers are asking the public to help get information about the fatal shooting of a musk ox near Bethel.

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by Associated Press

BETHEL- Alaska State Troopers are asking the public to help get information about the fatal shooting of a musk ox near Bethel.


The animal was determined to be a three-year-old bull. It was found shot to death on Sunday near fish camps by the old airport.


Officials conducted a necropsy and say nothing had been salvaged and the meat had spoiled.


Troopers are asking for anyone who knows about the shooting to contact them.