facebooktwitterRSS
- Advertisement -
  • Most Commentedmost commented up
  • Most Emailedmost emailed up
  • Popularmost popular up
- Advertisement -
 

« News Home

State police: 12-year-old Pa. boy killed dog by injecting it with air



Published: Wed, January 22, 2014 @ 2:05 p.m.

SAEGERTOWN, Pa. (AP) — State police plan to charge a 12-year-old northwestern Pennsylvania boy with stealing syringes from a neighbor, which the boy then used to kill the family dog by injecting air into its blood vessels.

Trooper Jason Domenick, of Meadville, says the boy’s family reported the incident Monday. The boy injected the Labrador mix, which became ill for a week before it died.

Air bubbles in a blood vessel can cause symptoms similar to a heart attack or stroke, and police say the Venango Township boy purposely injected the dog knowing what could happen.

Domenick says the investigation is continuing, but he expects to file charges of theft and cruelty to animals against the boy in Crawford County Juvenile Court.

The boy is not being identified because of his age.


Comments

1rickking123(288 comments)posted 7 months, 1 week ago

It's time to start identifying these juvenile delinquents so that the general public can protect themselves. No more hiding the identity of anyone12 or older.

Suggest removal:

2Sparky(180 comments)posted 7 months, 1 week ago

Jeffrey Dahmer started with torturing and killing animals. Put this killer away now.

Suggest removal:


News
Opinion
Entertainment
Sports
Marketplace
Classifieds
Records
Discussions
Community
Help
Forms
Neighbors

HomeTerms of UsePrivacy StatementAdvertiseStaff DirectoryHelp
© 2014 Vindy.com. All rights reserved. A service of The Vindicator.
107 Vindicator Square. Youngstown, OH 44503

Phone Main: 330.747.1471 • Interactive Advertising: 330.740.2955 • Classified Advertising: 330.746.6565
Sponsored Links: Vindy Wheels | Vindy Jobs | Vindy Homes | Pittsburgh International Airport