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May 28, 2014 5:19 PM

Family Member Accused of Killing Dog

CORPUS CHRISTI - A family called 911 this afternoon to tell police a relative had killed their dog with a knife and threatened to hurt them next.

Police were told the man was still inside the house on the 4700 block of Johnston, but he got out of the house either as police were setting up, or before they even showed up.

Officers have not released his name. Police think he was under the influence of drugs.

Police caught him late this afternoon. He faces charges or animal cruelty and assault on a family member.


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