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August 30, 2013 9:45 AM

Man cited in killing of Kansas City cemetery deer Ella

A 19-year-old man who said he was trying to get food for his family was cited for a misdemeanor in the shooting death of Ella, a deer that lived in and delighted visitors to Kansas City’s Elmwood Cemetery. Phoenix M. Vankirk of Kansas City was issued a ticket Thursday for taking a deer out of season, a code violation punishable by a fine of $1,000 and a year in jail. A public memorial service for Ella will be Sept. 14 at Elmwood Cemetery.

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