On Jan. 31, Jesse Young pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated animal cruelty for killing two cats belonging to his girlfriend, Kylie Rivers.
Reports say he had twisted the neck of one and drowned another in the summer of 2016 before putting their remains in their freezer.
"After drowning the first cat, 33-year-old Jesse Young allegedly killed a second one less than two months later. Young is accused of striking the second cat so hard that the poor animal went into convulsions. He then grabbed the cat by the neck and twisted until it the cat’s neck snapped." - petitionMr. Young was also ordered to pay $618 in restitution for the necropsy of the cats.
(Watertown Daily Times - March 26, 2017)