Cohasset: Deer dies after crashing through window

A 9-1-1 call Tuesday reported a deer in the house.
Paul Murphy Cohasset’s Animal Control Officer, said the deer came in by crashing through a window.
“In the confines where it was, it had no place to go but forward,” Murphy said. “There would be no real reason to jump through a window like it did unless it was being pursued by a coyote or a fox.”
Murphy says a local veterinarian, Dr. Fawn Stevenson was able to help them get the deer out of the Nichols Road home.
“Anytime we have wildlife problems she’s right there for us,” Murphy said. “She came down with her crew, and they were able to get the deer under control, sedate it, and transport it to her clinic.”
Murphy says the doe was very stressed , as deer tend to get in these situations, and despite the best efforts of the vet, the deer did not make it through the surgery. The deer was treated for blood loss, shock, and several lacerations.
*Graphic Warning*: the picture of the deer below may be graphic to some.
Deer in Cohasset house Photo by Cohasset Police

Deer in Cohasset house
Photo by Cohasset Police


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Steve comes to the South Shore by way of the Jersey Shore. Upon arriving at Emerson College in Boston back in 2010, and eventual graduation in 2014, Steve was immediately attracted to radio as an outlet for his reporting. Previous stops before the South Shore include WOBM on the Jersey Shore, WCCM in the Merrimack Valley, an internship at CBS Radio News' flagship station, WCBS 880 in New York City, and a few formative years at Emerson's WERS.