Beating over elk

A Jackson resident and local landscaper was badly beaten Saturday, Oct. 15, outside Alpine by hunters who believed he stole their elk carcass. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is looking for three men in connection with the assault.

A Jackson man was severely injured along the Greys River Road on Saturday evening when two unidentified men beat him up during a hunting excursion.

The man’s father, Noble Handley, has asked that his son’s name not be printed, out of fear of retaliation.

Contact Kate Ready at 732-7076 or kready@jhnewsandguide.com.

Kate Ready covers criminal justice and emergency news. Originally from Denver, Kate studied English Literature at UC Berkeley and is excited to bring her love for the mountains and storytelling to Jackson. 

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