Man faces felony charge for beating puppy to death

Man faces felony charge for allegedly torturing and beating puppy to death

A North Carolina man is facing a felony animal cruelty charge for allegedly torturing and beating a two-month-old puppy to death. As reported by ABC 11 News, the accused puppy killer is identified as 25-year-old Shawnesse Valencia. The Raleigh Police arrest warrant states that Valencia, “”maliciously beat and tortured a black and white female 2-month-old pit bull mix puppy named ‘Onyx’ resulting in her death.”

Valencia allegedly committed the criminal act last Thursday at an apartment complex near North Carolina State University. One resident, who was interviewed by the police, recalled seeing Valencia yelling at and chasing after a puppy who escaped from an apartment on a day prior to the fatal beating. As reported by the news agency, Valencia called the authorities himself to report the deadly situation – he stated that he hit the pup with an “open hand” after she peed in the apartment. He also claimed that she tried to bite him.

Valencia was booked into the Wake County Detention Center on Sunday after he turned himself in – he has already bonded out of jail.

(screenshot of accused man via ABC 11 News)

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2 replies
  1. Jan Barnes says:

    GEE–I WONDER WHY SHE TRIED TO BITE HIM!!!

    IT’S REALLY HARD TO BE PATIENT, BUT ONE DAY THIS POOR INNOCENT SWEETHEART WILL BE LOOKiNG DOWN FROM hER PLACE IN HEAVEN ON THiS DISGUSTING EVIL LUNATIC WHILE HE FOREVER BURNS IN HELL!

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  2. Barkley's Mom says:

    I fear for any children this POS should ever have. I fear for any woman who gets involved with him. If he can do this to an innocent puppy, what will he do to a human. I hope he rots in Hell!

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