In a disturbing act of animal cruelty, a Woodbridge, Virginia man has been accused of killing a kitten because it scratched his three-year-old daughter on the face.
According to WjlaNews, Rocky Bryan Hearn, 46, has been charged with felony animal cruelty and was transferred to the county detention center on Monday. Prince William County Police responded to a call at Hearn’s home on Fruit Tree Court where an investigation revealed a four-month-old kitten was killed after it scratched the little girl’s face. The kitten was described as a domestic short-hair; how the little one died has not been released.
Hearn remains in custody without bail. An October 17 court date has been set.
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(Photo of Woodbridge man via Prince William County Police)
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