Easton Police say a butchered sheep and other items were found in the Mill River this weekend. A candle flickering in the woods led a passerby to the area near South Park Avenue and Buck Hill Road. Officers observed a candle that was burned out and some sort of white powder poured on the ground in a rectangular pattern about 15 feet away. The investigation determined that the animal was an adult Ram which had been professionally butchered elsewhere and dumped at the site. The State Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and the Department of Agriculture were contacted and assisted with the investigation. The investigation is closed.