Woman arrested for shooting puppies

Woman believed to be responsible for shooting deaths of six puppies

A woman in Augusta County, Virginia, has been arrested in a cruelty case involving the shooting deaths of six puppies. According to WHSV News, 39-year-old Betty G. Hemp, of Middlebrook, is believed to be responsible for killing the puppies, who were between four and six months of age.

On the Saturday before Christmas, deputies with the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office were called to the 200 block of Troxel Gap Road – six hound puppies were discovered with gunshot wounds. The pups had been thrown over an embankment.

The charges

Hemp is facing numerous charges for the cruel incident including: six felony counts of animal cruelty and six misdemeanor counts of illegal dumping. Hemp was arrested on Thursday and has already been released on a $2500 bond.

Prior article about this cruel incident here.

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(Screenshot of accused puppy killer via WHSV News)

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7 replies
  1. Bunny Peters says:

    Precious little treasures, your lives were stolen from you (& your lives mattered). I am absolutely heartbroken for your trauma & death. The POS who murdered you will burn in Hell forever for her cruelty. I hope she dies alone, afraid in pain and unloved……..

    Please look for MacKitty in Heaven and he will welcome you into his snuggle buddies group. You can RIP amongst his loving friends……..

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  2. Bev Woodburn says:

    Kill this animal torturing vile and evil psychopathic depraved pea size brain bitch Betty G. Hemp, of Middlebrook, who is definitely responsible for the deliberate torture and murder of these precious and inocent puppies, who were between four and six months of age. On the Saturday before Christmas.
    You know who this evil bitch is so someone finish this lowlife slut of a bitch off and rid this filth from our planet.
    Rest in peace little ones. You have crossed the beautiful Rainbow Bridge into beautiful Animal Heaven. Fly high you precious babies.

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  3. Barkley's Mom says:

    What kind of heartless POS can do this to innocent puppies? She needs to be put away, and there is a special place in Hell waiting for her, I hope she doesn’t take too long getting there!

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  4. Jan Barnes says:

    I DON’T UNDERSTAND WHY THIS EVIL DISGUSTING SAVAGE CAN’T ROT IN JAIL! GUESS WE HAVE TO BE PATIENT BECAUSE SHE WILL PROBABLY ROT IN HELL!

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  5. Denise Moore says:

    Why would you do such a thing did you think this your only alternative or where you just to lazy to find homes? look at Betty G. Hemp, she is the face of evil no conscious no compassion no value for life. RIP puppies rot in he!! Betty Hemp you need to change your wicked ways with a long jail sentence,

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