Tallahassee police arrested Hubert “Chris” Maxwell a former two-time All-American track and field athlete after he allegedly beat and starved his dog. The emaciated pitbull mix, suffered from lameness to his back legs and a severe flea infestation, causing him to lose chunks of his fur. Maxwell’s former roommate reportedly witness Maxwell swing the dog around by his collar slamming him into the wall and floor, kick him and then step on his neck. Maxwell denied ownership of the pitbull mix and one other dog stating that one dog ran away after being disciplined for urinating on the floor. He offered no explanation for the other dogs absence.
A dog was mutilated and killed in a shocking case of animal cruelty. The dog’s ears and testicles were cut off and it was almost completely skinned. A fisherman found the 30 lb dog lying underneath a bridge near the river and believe the dog was killed less than 3 hours before he was found. This is not the first time that a canine remains have been found underneath that bridge. The police suspect that they may have a serial dog killer in the area.
Two beloved family dogs adored agonizing deaths after being poisoned with ibuprofen and antifreeze they are the latest victims in a string of killings despite the deaths of 18 innocent dogs. The police still have not found the killer.