Father, son accused of killing family dog

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by 13 News

WVEC.com

Posted on September 29, 2012 at 12:07 AM

Updated Saturday, Sep 29 at 12:20 AM

SUFFOLK-- Police arrested a man on Wednesday and charged  him with beating a dog to death.

According to police, the incident happened August 13.  An officer responded to the 1400 block of Redwood Court to a report of a dog having been beaten to death. 

The investigation revealed that an adult female black and white Labrador mix named Kuma had been kicked, stomped, and beaten to death with a cane. Kuma was a family pet.

On Monday, a grand jury returned an indictiment against John Rudolph Babb, 48, charging him with Felony Cruelty to Animals and Maim, Kill, Poison Animal or Fowl.

 

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