A man bludgeoned a Phoenix, Arizona, family’s injured dog to death with a sledgehammer to “end her suffering.” According to ABC 15 News, the Garcia family wasn’t at home on Sunday night when their pit bull, “Beau,” was hit by two cars.
A witness told ABC 15 News that she saw Beau crawl back home and then she witnessed the unthinkable – a neighbor who decided that Beau was suffering and that he was the one to end her pain. The witness, Jessica Headley, offered to take Beau to an emergency veterinarian for care, but the man told her that Beau was suffering too much – Headley tried to stop him, but he was steadfast in his desire to end the dog’s suffering.
After two blows to the head with the heavy sledgehammer, Beau was gone – Headley is haunted by the fact that the last thing Beau saw was a stranger hitting her in the head.
The police have made a visit to the home of the man responsible for ending Beau’s life, but there have been no charges against him.
(Family photos via screenshot ABC 15 News)
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