Human Rights

Judge Read Out Names of 20 Murdered Cats Before Sentencing their Killer to 16 Years in Prison

The San Jose man pleaded guilty to 21 counts of felony animal cruelty.

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A man who pleaded guilty to stealing, torturing and killing 18 cats in San Jose, California, was sentenced Friday to 16 years in county jail. During the sentencing the name of every cat killed by the defendant, Robert Farmer, was read aloud by a judge, to remind Farmer of the crimes he had committed, reported NBC…

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