10 Year Old Texas Boy Suspected of Savagely Beating Poodle to Death
A 10-year-old Fort Worth boy is expected to be charged today with delinquent conduct and animal cruelty-torture. According to a report, a Cavalier mix poodle was found beaten to death and the boy is suspected in the killing.
The owner of the dog alleges that the boy unlatched a backyard gate and, using a stick, chased the dog out of the yard. It's further alleged that the boy used the stick to beat the dog to death. A broken-off portion of that stick was found in the backyard.
The charge of animal cruelty-torture is a felony crime, but authorities have not indicated to what level they will prosecute. A Facebook Page concerning this story has been started and has gone viral. CAUTION - pictures from the crime scene are on the Facebook Page.