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Deer Causes $80K Damage At Melbourne Funeral Home After ‘Going Nuts’

A Melbourne funeral home was said to have looked like a “horrific crime scene” Thursday afternoon after a 250-kilogram feral deer crashed into the place and chased a worker into the chapel before “going nuts,” reports said.

The animal was said to have smashed a window before chasing a worker into the building, Managing Director James MacLeod of Tobin Brothers Funerals at Ringwood, Victoria, told ABC News.

MacLeod said that the animal was “going completely nuts” inside the chapel and smashed into furniture and walls, also injuring itself.

“It was bleeding and it’s like a horrific crime scene in here,” he said. 

MacLeod mentioned that a funeral was scheduled to be held in the chapel on Thursday night but was relocated due to the damage caused by the rampage.

“The family were understanding but they didn’t quite believe it,” MacLeod said.

The damage has been estimated to be about $80,000 and the chapel has made alternative arrangements for

Read more at: http://www.ibtimes.com/deer-causes-80k-damage-melbourne-funeral-home-after-going-nuts-2585222

D’oh, a deer: brazen bambi leaves Melbourne funeral home looking like ‘horrific crime scene’

A Melbourne funeral home looks like a “horrific crime scene” after a feral deer chased a worker into the chapel before going “nuts”.

The 250kg animal charged at the worker at Tobin Brothers Funerals at Ringwood on Thursday afternoon, its managing director, James MacLeod, told AAP.

The animal was “going completely nuts” in the chapel and smashed into furniture and walls, injuring itself.

“It was bleeding and it’s like a horrific crime scene in here,” he said.

A funeral was due to be held in the chapel on Thursday night but was relocated due to the damage.

“The family were understanding but they didn’t quite believe it,” MacLeod said.

Alternative arrangements have been made for upcoming funerals. The damage is estimated at $100,000. The deer was contained and put down by rangers.

Victoria’s feral deer population is estimated at one million by the National Parks Association, with increasing

Read more at: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/sep/01/doh-a-deer-brazen-bambi-rampages-through-melbourne-funeral-home

D’oh, a deer: brazen bambi leaves Melbourne funeral home looking …

A Melbourne funeral home looks like a “horrific crime scene” after a feral deer chased a worker into the chapel before going “nuts”.

The 250kg animal charged at the worker at Tobin Brothers Funerals at Ringwood on Thursday afternoon, its managing director, James MacLeod, told AAP.

The animal was “going completely nuts” in the chapel and smashed into furniture and walls, injuring itself.

“It was bleeding and it’s like a horrific crime scene in here,” he said.

A funeral was due to be held in the chapel on Thursday night but was relocated due to the damage.

“The family were understanding but they didn’t quite believe it,” MacLeod said.

Alternative arrangements have been made for upcoming funerals. The damage is estimated at $100,000. The deer was contained and put down by rangers.

Victoria’s feral deer population is estimated at one million by the National Parks Association, with increasing

Read more at: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/sep/01/doh-a-deer-brazen-bambi-rampages-through-melbourne-funeral-home

Serial killer Peter Dupas linked to 1993 murder of Melbourne …

A serial killer has been identified as a key suspect in the unsolved cold case killing of Victorian thrift shop owner Renita Brunton.

In Wednesday night’s Million Dollar Cold Case, sadistic killer Peter Dupas was revealed as a suspect in a fourth murder with police now offering a $1 million reward for information on Ms Brunton’s death.

The married mother-of-one was murdered inside her second hand clothing store in the middle of the day on a busy Sunbury shopping strip back in 1993.

Dupas is currently serving three consecutive life sentences for murder.

Renita Brunton was murdered in 1993. Picture: 7 News
Serial killer Peter Dupas has been linked to the case. Picture: 7 News

According to police, Ms Brunton’s killer would have left the scene

Read more at: https://au.news.yahoo.com/a/34759079/serial-killer-peter-dupas-linked-to-1993-murder-of-melbourne-woman-renita-brunton/