Men sentenced to 14 years in prison for killing friend's dog

Men sentenced to 14 years in prison for killing friend's dog

June 27, 2013 Updated Jun 27, 2013 at 6:02 PM EDT

A lengthy prison sentence for a Florida man convicted of killing his friend's dog with a tire iron.

According to a report from the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, a 52-year-old Florida man was sentenced this week to 14 years in prison and five years on probation after pleading no contest to charges that he beat a friend's dog to death with a tire iron earlier this year.

The man has also been prohibited from contact with the family of the dog as part of his sentence, according to the Sarasota Herald-Tribune report.

Read the entire report from the Sarasota Herald-Tribune HERE.

To submit a comment on this article, your email address is required. We respect your privacy and your email will not be visible to others nor will it be added to any email lists.