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Rowley fined after deer are butchered near well

ROWLEY — Down a gravel access road in the northwest side of town, a pump house churns out water for this rural community 30 miles north of Boston.

Late last year, investigators discovered a grisly scene: evidence that several deer had been slaughtered at the pump house, their carcasses and organs flung about the swampy woods abutting Georgetown Rowley State Forest, a popular spot for deer hunting.

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