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Dead Animal Hanging From Political Sign Raises Eyebrows

Dead Animal Hanging From Political Sign Raises Eyebrows

CREATED May 20, 2014

ROCKVALE, Tenn. - Neighbors of a Rutherford County mayoral candidate are concerned and disgusted over a handmade political sign which includes a dead possum.

Neighbors said the possum was added to the sign on Saturday.

According to neighbors, the hand-painted sign displays commentary about other political signs just across the property line.

Neighbors said the sign is on the property on the home of Heather Brown, who is running for Rutherford County mayor as an independent candidate.

The possum is apparently to mark the loss of a candidate in the primary election, according to neighbors.

Neighbors didn't want to be identified or speak on the record because they said the sign and attached animal is just the beginning of problems with Brown and another man she lives with.

No one answered the door when NewsChannel 5 tried to get Brown's explanation for the display.