Employee: Dead deer drew vultures to funeral home

Vultures perched on funeral home. (Source: Catherine B.)
Vultures perched on funeral home. (Source: Catherine B.)

WALTERBORO, SC (WCSC) - A dead deer in a ditch caused several vultures to appear outside a funeral home in Walterboro Friday afternoon.

Motorists spotted the peculiar sight at the Allen Funeral Home on 1905 Hampton Street where at least 12 buzzards were spotted.

A viewer took photos of the buzzards around 1:30 p.m.

Employees at the main office said after they were notified of the situation and discovered a dead deer in a nearby ditch. Employees at the funeral home say the dead deer was causing the vultures to appear outside the funeral home.

State officials are expected to take the dead animal away.

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