A third arrest has been made for a disturbing case of animal cruelty discovered at an abandoned trailer in Foley, Alabama. According to WTVM News, on Thursday afternoon 19-year-old Jabari Maliek Stots was arrested on two felony charges – he is believed to be responsible for lighting a mixed-breed dog on fire.
Before being set on fire, the dog, who was discovered inside of the trailer on Little Rock Road, had been doused in accelerant. Though he was taken to Dr. Chris Shreiber, at Dyke’s Veterinary Clinic, for care, the veterinarian determined that the dog did not require further care.
The injured dog was then turned over to the police department. Days later, after the dog’s condition deteriorated, Dr. Shreiber recommended that the dog be euthanized. The veterinarian questions whether the dog was actually set on fire – he said that aside from smelling like smoke and having singed hair, he was not seriously injured.
Prior to Stot’s arrest, two other teens, a 16-year-old girl and a 17-year-old boy, were arrested; both are facing criminal trespass charges.
Prior article about this crime here.
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