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Man sentenced for killing girlfriend’s cat

William Lemieux

William Lemieux

JUNCTION CITY (AP) — A Junction City man was sentenced to one year of probation for killing his girlfriend’s cat by stuffing cigarettes and cotton swabs down its throat.

KMAN reported William Lemieux Jr., who had pleaded no contest to animal cruelty in November, was sentenced Friday in Geary County District Court.

Lemieux also was ordered to pay costs and not to contact his girlfriend. He also is not allowed to have pets and must follow all recommendations from a domestic violence assessment and a drug and alcohol evaluation.

Lemieux’s girlfriend found her cat dead in a bag in a trash can near her home. Assistant County Attorney Michelle Brown said a veterinarian later found three cigarettes and a cotton swab jammed in the cat’s throat.

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  • eye for an eye

    wonder how he would like the same done to him in return? what a jerk!

  • hang em high

    this guy needs to be evaluated for being a serial killer. if he will do that to a animal what will he do to a human. and trust me he will do something to a human

  • Concerned

    what a foul excuse for a human being.