Angry ex-boyfriend shot dog in head as ‘she screamed in pain’

In Phoenix, Arizona, a local resident was arrested on Wednesday after he allegedly shot and stabbed his ex-girlfriend’s dog. Joshua Thomas Brickert, 25, broke into the woman’s home located near 23rd Aveneue and Beardsley Road on September 14 intending to scare his ex-girlfriend by aiming a rifle at her when she returned home from work.

According to Abc15News, Brickert planted drug paraphernalia in the house, including in the child’s bedroom to show the woman was an unfit parent. It is not known for sure what prompted him to kill the Labrador retriever named “Lexi,” but Brickert supposedly confessed to the police he shot the dog in the forehead and “she screamed in pain” as she ran away to hide. That’s when the crazed man caught up with the dog and stabbed her at least 10 times. Lexi suffered in excruciating pain for at least 45 minutes until she died; her lifeless body was found in a dumpster nearby.

Phoenix police officers responding to the call stated there was blood everywhere. In addition, Brickert dumped all of the fish food into the tank to kill the tropical fish. Initially he denied being in the area when the crimes were committed, but one week later he surrendered and confessed to the heinous deeds. Surveillance video of Brickert spotted him in the neighborhood at the time of the crime.

Rest in peace Lexi.

(Photo via police MCSO)

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28 replies
  1. Nancy Raymond says:

    I would pay a lot of money to see Joshua Thomas Brickert’s useless body laying dead in a dumpster. I hope his punk white ass is sitting in jail being available to all predatory inmates – let him scream in pain when HE becomes the victim.

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  2. Barkley's Mom says:

    I guess we can see shy this POS is the ex-boyfriend, I’m sure the poor woman he did this to, is sorry she ever met the monster. My heart goes out to her and her children, I can’t imagine coming home to this! I hope they put Joshua Thomas Brickert somewhere where he can never hurt anything ever again, he doesn’t need to be out in society!

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  3. pennysdachshund says:

    JUST think What this “total waste could/would done to the small innocent CHILD” had the mom and child been home… ALSO the “MOM”! She is quite likely to be a ” drug user too” Keeping close company with this Moronic Psychopathic Murderer !!! The fish and the beautiful dog SUFFERED NEEDLEY TORTURE AND PAIN at the hands of this SCUM and he needs to be sent away for a long -long time … Let’s hope for a JUDGE WITH some ETHICAL and MORAL STANDARDS to try this case!!! Also a prosecutor that has some gumption !!!

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  4. vicki hood says:

    Another meth addict. Look at his faced. Girlfriend is partly at fault for getting this sewer scum in her life. The poor lab suffered for it.

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  5. Pamela Bolton says:

    Don’t bother listening to his excuses just introduce him to a firing squad. Next time it may be a person who has pissed him off.

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  6. JOSEPHINE FRAZIER says:

    MAY THIS MONSTER ROTS IN JAIL WHERE AN INMATE STABS HIS COWARD ASS TILL HE CAN NO LONGER BREATHE AIR! THIS KIND OF FILTH IS WHAT’S DESTROYING THE PLANET…AN EVIL COWARD FILTH SCUM!

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  7. JOSEPHINE FRAZIER says:

    THIS WORTHLESS SCUMBAG EVIL FACE IS THE EXAMPLE OF DARKNESS THAT IS WALKING OUR PLANET TO PREY ON THE VOICELESS AND DEFENSELESS ANIMALS! I HOPE AND PRAY THAT AN INMATE GIVES HIM HIS KARMA SO HE CAN THEN FOREVER BURN IN HELL. THIS POS SHOULD NOT BE BREATHING AIR TO BEGIN WITH… I CAN’T EVEN FIND THE RIGHT WORDS TO SAY FOR THIS SCUMBAG EXCEPT TO PRAY THAT HE WILL NO LONGER BE ALLOWED TO WALK FREE SO HE CAN NO LONGER HURT ANOTHER INNOCENT ANIMAL AGAIN! SUCH A COWARD MONSTER! SOMEONE PLEASE SHOOT THIS POS IN THE HEAD AND AND HE MAY DIE SLOWLY AND IN EXCRUCIATING PAIN MORE THAN LEXI SUFFERED. EVIL SON OF A BITCH! THIS IS ALSO WHY AN ALARM IS BENEFICIAL, TO PROTECT THE DEFENSELESS AT HOME.

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  8. Cynthia Como says:

    OMG! This viciousness of this leaves me speechless!!! This is a demented monster is a DANGEROUS DANGEROUS RISK to society. They better lock him up and throw away the key,if his ex would of come home from work and encountered him in her home with a firearm I have no doubt he would a raped and killed her right along with this poor dog and fish! EVIL,PURE UNADULTERATED EVIL!!!!!!

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  9. Star Shelley says:

    What a low life ass hole! I hope he has nightmares for the rest of his pathetic life and has no peace ion his heart, mind and soul. RIP to that poor pup.

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  10. Red says:

    Hopefully the court does not just slap him on the hand, and say time served and send him off to terrorize, brutalize and murder someone or something else.
    HE DESERVES A MINIMUM OF 10 YEARS IN PRISON, A $100,000 FINE AND A LIFE TIME BAN on every owning or living in the same home as a pet.
    This is not man…. or human. He is a living, breathing monster. A total waste of human flesh.

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  11. Susan Raudenbush says:

    What an ASS 🙁 🙁 Hope the court gives this low life scum gives him a good worthy punishment this time. This poor baby suffered @ the hands of this crazed lunatic. Why asshole????

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  12. Adrienne says:

    Pure evil. No redemption and should be done to him what he did to Lexi as well as killing all those fish. Shooting Lexi in the face wasn’t enough, he had to use a knife on her until she finally died. He should be in jail with animal loving inmates and let them deal with him. He will not last long and we would be grateful to the inmates for what they did. If only that would happen.

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  13. carrie ainsley says:

    I’m a single mom, who doesn’t date. When people don’t understand why, it’s because it’s not worth a potential outcome like this one. There are also multiple mastiffs and pit bulls in the house, and I’d wager it wouldn’t end well for someone who broke in and tried something like this.

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  14. Joanne says:

    HEARTBREAKING, SAD, AND HORRIFIC!!! THROW THAT DISGUSTING EVIL MONSTER IN PRISON AND THROW AWAY THE KEY!!! THAT DANGEROUS SCUMBAG MUST BE PROSECUTED TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT! POOR INNOCENT LEXI SUFFERED AGONIZING HORRIFIC ABUSE, DESPICABLE TORTURE, SEVERE TERROR, AND AN EXCRUCIATING SLOW PAINFUL DEATH! MY HEART BLEEDS FOR THE EXTREME PAIN AND FEAR POOR LEXI SUFFERED. INNOCENT, DEFENSELESS LEXI DESERVES JUSTICE. WE MUST BE THE VOICE FOR THE VOICELESS ABUSED AND MISTREATED ANIMALS. REST IN SWEET HEAVENLY PEACE, ANGEL LEXI, YOU ARE NOW IN THE TENDER LOVING CARE OF JESUS. ANGEL LEXI, PLAY WITH THE ANGELS IN HEAVEN’S SOFT FLUFFY CLOUDS. ANGEL LEXI, I’M PRAYING FOR YOUR DERSERVED JUSTICE AND THAT EVIL MONSTER BE SEVERELY PUNISHED! SWEET LEXI, YOU ARE LOVED AND WILL NOT BE FORGOTTEN. RIP PRECIOUS ANGEL. ❤️????????????????????????????????????????????????????❤️

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  1. […] The dog was not immediately killed and fled, but Brickert went after her and stabbed her until she died. Then he dumped her body in a dumpster. Police were called after neighbors heard the sound of gunfire. They later arrested Brickert for the break-in and shooting.[7] […]

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