A Manhattan, New York lawyer is accused of being a small dog to death, reported Tuesday’s publication of the New York Daily News.
The man accused of the heinous act of cruelty is identified as 45-year-old Anthony Pastor, New York lawyer, and the dog, a Maltese mix named “Snoopy,” belonged to his girlfriend.
The alleged incident, which left the small dog dead from severe injuries, including a damaged liver; lacerated kidney and broken ribs, allegedly took place at Pastor’s apartment in early August.
In a statement which Pastor made about the incident a week later; he described his version of what transpired before the dog died – he stated, “We stayed up until around 3 to 3:30 a.m. We had sex and went to sleep. Snoopy was more outgoing when we met and her kids were saying she didn’t play with them any more.”
The dog, who apparently “seemed fine” after a walk in the park with the pair; was found dead in the apartment the next morning.
Pastor was arrested and he is facing felony and misdemeanor charges for animal cruelty; – he is currently free on bail and is due in court to face his charges.