Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 24th, 2012
Utah’s infamous “goat man” has been identified. The 57-year-old South Carolina man turned himself in Monday.
His story exploded in the media when officials from the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources notified the public of a man dressed as a goat, hanging out among wild goat herds on Ben Lomond Peak on Ogden. Their concern was that he could accidentally get shot by hunters.
Monday, on the advice of a friend who lives in Utah, the “goat man” came clean. He contacted DWR and identified himself as a hunter from South Carolina.
The man told officials he was testing out a new kind of hunting disguise and was told Utah was a good place to find goat herds.
“Goat man’s” real name was not released.
Okay. But who is it? What if this is a mentally ill person wanting media attention, because he was jealous of the real goat man getting it all, up to this point?
(Hat tip to aloutah.)