Teen Charged With Killing Turtle
Posted April 30, 2007 12:45 p.m. EDT
Morrisville, N.C. — Police have charged a 17-year-old with felony animal cruelty in connection with the mutilation killing of a turtle.
Clifford Harris used a machete to torture and kill the 30-pound turtle, police said. The dead animal was discovered in the breezeway of the apartment complex where Harris lives.