WICHITA, Kansas – Wichita police found a puppy beaten to death in a home.
It happened Monday night in the 2600 block of East Elm.
Police say 28-year-old Brian Ashley Jackson was arrested.
Officers were responding to a burglary in progress call around 11:30.
When they entered the home, they noticed a small puppy that recently died.
Police say the puppy was beaten with a baseball bat.
The incident has upset many animal lovers.
“This is tragic and horrible. I feel so terrible for what happened to that poor animal. There’s no reason for it and here we’re taking care of 16,000 animals a year, and it breaks my heart,” said Jennifer Campbell, Kansas Humane Society.
Jackson was arrested for cruelty to animals.
He is being held on a $25,000 bond.
The case has not been presented to the district attorney.
Officers found no evidence of burglary.