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Two accused of slitting dog's throat on Snapchat enter guilty plea

MOREHOUSE Parish - Two Arkansas men accused of slitting a dogs throat on Snapchat have entered a guilty plea.

Boots Stanley and Steven Sadler waived their right to a trial and pled guilty to the crime of aggravated cruelty to animals on Thursday, April 19, 2018,.

The pleas of guilty as charged, which have the same effect as a verdict of guilty following trial, were entered without any plea agreement or sentencing agreement from the District Attorney’s office.

Under the applicable Louisiana statute, each defendant faces a range of punishment not to exceed ten years imprisonment and a twenty-five thousand dollar fine.

The trial judge ordered a pre-sentence investigation to be conducted by the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections with a report to be furnished to the court prior to sentencing, which is scheduled for June 14, 2018.

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