A jealous boyfriend in North Lauderdale, Florida was arrested on Wednesday night after he is alleged to have killed a Shih Tzu which belonged to his 16-year-old girlfriend. Lawrence Chaz Graham, 19, told authorities he had been upset that his girlfriend had not responded to his repeated texts and phone calls.
According to WvsnNews, Graham’s girlfriend had not been home when he thought she had been with another man.
“U got till 10:30. If u not here by then I swear 2 god I’ll finish Jordan off,” Graham texted to the girl.
Broward County Sheriff’s deputies stated that Graham had repeatedly kicked the one-year-old Shih Tzu and picked it up choking it – all the time calling his girlfriend. When there was no answer, Graham slammed the dog to the ground and shoved it in a trash bag. The puppy died while he waited for his girlfriend to return home.
And as if this grisly attack wasn’t enough, he stuffed the lifeless body of the puppy into another trash bag with the head and front legs sticking out. He then placed the dog at the front door of the home, an electrical cord around its neck and left flowers next to the pup’s body along with the collar and a note that read,
“Coulda made it. RIP Jordan.”
Other text messages Graham sent were just as cruel and included the following:
“OK Wen u get home he dead.”
“If u really loved him u woulda made it in time 2 save him.”
“U just f***ed up big time. Hope it (was) worth it.”
Graham has been charged with six counts of animal cruelty and remains at the Broward County Jail in lieu of a $15,000 bond.
Rest in peace little Jordan.
(Photo of jealous boyfriend screenshot via Local10News.)
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