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Murdered Hunters


  1. Wisconsin - 2006, Cha Vang, 30, was murdered in a public hunting area in Marinette County. His body was later found concealed in a brush pile.
  2. Pennsylvania, Menallen Township  - Paul Horvat Jr. was shot in the back, cheek and neck while deer hunting on private property on December 16, 1997 . Police think the murder weapon was a .243 caliber. Lawrence J. Cseripko was found guilty of the first-degree murder in 2005 thanks to improvements in DNA science. DNA analysis of deer entrails and blood found at the murder scene were found to be an identical genetic match to venison steak and chops seized from his freezer in March 1998.
  3. Wisconsin - 2004, six deer hunters murdered by trespasser when they confronted him in their treestand. Chai Soua Vang, 37, was convicted of murder and sentenced to serve six life prison terms, one after the other.
  4. Wisconsin, Clark County - James Southworth 37, of Medford, Wisconsin. Mr. Southworth was shot twice in the back near his tree stand on family land near Neillsville on Novembe 23, 2001, during the nine-day deer hunting season.
  5. Pennsylvania, Westmoreland County - Steven Kachonik's, 39, was shot in the chest with a shotgun while archery hunting from a treestand on private property. $50,000 reward for information. 


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