Man arrested for cruelty to animals in the 1st degree

(WTVY News 4)
Published: Sep. 16, 2019 at 9:39 PM CDT
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The Enterprise Police Department has arrested a man for cruelty to animals.

35-year-old Taurence Yaphet Marshall is behind bars... accused of burning the paws, belly, and nose of a small puppy.

A concerned citizen found the injured puppy on her lawn with severe burns.

The puppy did not survive.

Detectives found a burn pit at a nearby residence and identified Marshall as the owner of the puppy.

Marshall is in the Dale County Jail.