Wilmington Police say 911 received a call from someone who doesn’t live in the area, but told them Daniel Eligha Knotts, 19, had killed cats.
Police say Daniel Knotts admitted to strangling the kittens.
The cats belonged to a member of Knotts’ family.
He is in jail under a $5,000 bond.
SERIAL KILLER IN THE MAKING?
According to pet-abuse.com, animal abusers are five times more likely to
commit violent crimes than non-abusers and violent childhood and
adolescent offenders against animals are likely to repeat the criminal
behavior as they become adults.
Studies have shown that most serial killers tortured animals as children.
Full name: Daniel Eligha Knotts
Alias: Danny Knotts, Dan Knotts
Current age: 19
Stated listed address in 2015: 405 Marion Dr, Wilmington NC 28412