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Man kills girl's cat with bow and arrow, gets jail time

Man kills girl's cat with bow and arrow, gets jail time
Photo by Jay Woodworth

A St. Charles man was upset that a visiting cat was eating birds in his yard and ruining his garden. So he decided to take the cat out with a bow and arrow.

The cat belonged to a young girl and now the cat killer, Ajalon Thomas Corcoran, 24, will spend 21 days in jail. He will also be on probation for four years for his animal mistreatment.

His defense attorney claims he didn't know the cat was a pet and the statute requires prood that he knew the cat was domesticated before he can be guilty.

The family who lost their cat will receive $193 in restitution for their loss.



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