Man Accused Of Attacking His Dog Romeo Will Be Back In Court

A man accused of attacking his dog will be back in court on Thursday.

Investigators say a neighbor videotaped the incident.

Police arrested 30-year-old Ronald Turner, who claimed the dog attacked him.

Police released disturbing still pictures from that video, but WYMT has chosen not to air them.

Investigators say Turner hit and choked the dog and slammed a dog house on top of the Labrador.

The puppy named Romeo is recovering at an animal shelter.


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  • by Mark Location: Lexington on Jun 27, 2007 at 03:19 PM
    Animal abuse is horrible and is sometimes and indicator of potential abuse of human beings. It is known that killing anything, just to kill it, is a form of desensitizing people to the idea of harming or killing others. I also agree punishment along with mandatory counseling is absolutely necessary. However, unless you can prove he killed a person hanging is a tad bit over the line!!!! Hypothetically if you hung some one for killing animals then you would have to hang hunters, fishermen, farmers, and so on!!!! I am sure you get the picture. Punish the behavior, which is torture and cruelty to animals. Then you treat the behavior. Please keep your comments rational. No one is going to hang some one for killing animals. Good Day!
  • by Roger Location: Hazard on Jun 27, 2007 at 05:24 AM
    This guy should hang!!!
  • by ham Location: Frankfort on Jun 27, 2007 at 05:03 AM
    lets just pray they don't give this baby back to him. I say lets go after him and beat him with a dog house and put him in it and leave him to die:) lets roll him in the river with the dog house nailed up I would love to come face to face with this heartless butt head
  • by cindy Location: harlan on Jun 27, 2007 at 05:03 AM
    people who abuse there animals should never be able to own any other animal.i wonder if people who abuse there animals also abuse there family,people like that sicken me and should spend time in jail.
  • by mattalou Location: jackson on Jun 26, 2007 at 08:08 PM
    a dog is man's best friend and they are GOD'S creatures. i say punish this man.

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