A former soldier and his girlfriend have been accused of felony animal cruelty and conspiracy in the shooting death of the woman’s emotional support dog in Fayetteville, North Carolina. On Monday, Jarren Heng, 25, was arrested after videos were turned into authorities showing Heng involved in the shooting of the veteran’s dog. According to AbcNews, Marinna Rollins, 23, the owner of the brown and white pit bull named Camboui, was taken into custody on Tuesday by the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office.
The pair have been accused of taking the dog into the woods, tying him to a tree and then shooting the dog in the head five times. Heng was heard on the video asking Rollins if he could shoot the dog too. One of the three disturbing videos, shows Rollins dragging the lifeless body of her dog to a shallow grave speaking to him:
“It’s been real… I love you, you’re my puppy, you’re a good puppy, but … “
Before shooting her dog, Rollins posted a photo of Camboui on her Facebook page along with the comment “was sad that her dog had to go to a happier place.”A Facebook page, titled Justice for Cam was set up on Monday”in the memory of an Emotional Support Animal, that was brutally murdered by his owner and her boyfriend.”
Heng is being held in the Cumberland County Jail in lieu of a $5,000 bond. Rollins is being held on $25,000 bond.
(Photos of soldier and his girlfriend via Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office)
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