Friday, June 09, 2006

Breeder Beaten With Dead Dog, Police Say

Updated:2006-06-09 02:43:03

Breeder Beaten With Dead Dog, Police Say

Woman Angry Over Death of Chihuahua

ST. PETERS, Mo. (June 8) - A woman angry that her new puppy had died pushed her way into a dog breeder's home and repeatedly hit her on the head with the dead Chihuahua, authorities said.

The 33-year-old woman told police she had taken the puppy to a veterinarian, who said it was only 4 weeks old and needed to be returned to its mother. But before she could return the puppy, it died.

Early Wednesday, the woman went to the breeder's home, pushed her way inside and began fighting with the breeder as she tried to make her way to the basement to get another puppy, police said.

The breeder wrestled the woman out of her house to the front porch, where the woman then hit the breeder over the head numerous times with the dead puppy, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported, citing police.

As she pulled away, the woman waved the dead puppy out of the car's sunroof and yelled threats at the breeder, police said. She later called the breeder and threatened her and her family, according to court records.

Police said they are considering felony burglary charges against woman and misdemeanor assault charges.
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06/08/06 12:04 EDT


pepektheassassin said...

This one sounds like fodder for the Nat'l Enquirer!

k said...

Ah, doesn't it tho! It made me think of a timely visit from an assassin. Except in this case, perhaps both humans involved could use a good whacking.