West Virginia man facing charges after deer found living in home

A man in West Virginia has been charged after wildlife officials found two deer living with him inside his home. (West Virginia Natural Resources Police/Facebook)
A man in West Virginia has been charged after wildlife officials found two deer living with him inside his home. (West Virginia Natural Resources Police/Facebook)

CABELL COUNTY, W. Va. (WCMH) — A man in West Virginia has been charged after wildlife officials found two deer living with him inside his home.

West Virginia Natural Resources Police received a complaint July 4 about deer being kept inside a Cabell County home. When officers arrived, they found two bucks inside the residence. According to police, they deer had been living inside for about a year.

The man at the residence was charged. In West Virginia, it is illegal to confine wildlife or secure them in an area where they are not able to roam free or come and go as they please.

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