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Dog killer jailed for barbaric attack
A MAN has been jailed for executing his pet dog in a brutal and prolonged attack.
Christopher Keogh, 31, kicked, punched and slammed one-year-old Jack Russell, Bambi, against a brick wall before stuffing his body in a bin.
He admitted causing unneccersary suffering to a protected animal, when he appeared at Colchester Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday.
Protestors from Colchester Animal Defenders jeered Keogh, of Bardfield Road, Colchester, as he entered court for sentencing.
The father-of-two was handed 150 days in prison and banned for keeping animals for life after pleading guilty.
See Wednesday's Gazette for full story.