In Alkol, West Virginia, two teenagers have been charged with animal cruelty after a disturbing photo of a dog being hanged caught the attention of shocked and irate viewers on Snapchat. According to WsazNews, West Virginia State Police Trooper S.G. Fox stated authorities were informed of the disturbing photos on Monday.
The two juveniles have allegedly admitted to hanging the stray dog and killing it last Saturday; telling police the dog was sick and they thought the animal was going to die. Commenters from the social media site Reddit clearly stated their disgust about the situation with such posts as follows:
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