Ft. Benning burglar poisons puppy, woman says

Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012 8:00 AM
Last updated 11:35 AM
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COLUMBUS, Ga. - Fort Benning authorities are investigating a weekend report of a burglary and fatal poisoning of a 7-month-old Bichon Frise dog named Josiah.

Puppy that was poisoned, according to home owner.  Special/ Georgia Newspaper Partnership
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Puppy that was poisoned, according to home owner.

Lisa Painter told the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer someone broke into her home on post late Saturday and used Raid spray on her puppy, who died hours later at Animal Emergency Center in Columbus.

Post authorities are investigating the burglary and death, said Elsie Jackson, a Fort Benning public information officer.

Jackson said she couldn’t release any further details about the incident, except that the investigation is ongoing.

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Farmboy 09/12/12 - 10:57 am
100 % SICK

No sympathy for someone who would do this to a helpless animal.

MarinerMan 09/12/12 - 12:30 pm
An Eye for an Eye

Let's hope that the burglar has an "accident" with a can of Raid, on the way to the jail. Hopefully, the judge and jury will be full of animal lovers -- "Give them the CHAIR"...! BTW: I know we now do lethal injection.

TrulyWorried 09/12/12 - 05:09 pm

I hope he/they get caught soon and punished accordingly. (Raid could also be used freely in their treatment) Utterly disgusting!!!

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