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Franklin County Man Charged in Tragic Death of Bernedoodle Dog

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In a shocking case of animal cruelty in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, 20-year-old Amire Minnich has been charged with the death of a Bernedoodle dog named Diorr. The incident, which occurred early in the morning, was first brought to the attention of authorities by neighbors who reported hearing a dog yelping and a man yelling. The situation escalated when another call was made from the same address, asking for instructions on how to perform CPR on a dog.

When Pennsylvania State Police and Humane Police Officers arrived at the scene, they learned from a caller that the yelping and yelling had turned into labored breathing before silence. Minnich admitted to striking and killing Diorr out of anger after the dog relieved itself on the floor of the home.

The dog was found deceased with blood coming from its mouth. Minnich is currently in custody at Franklin County Jail on a $50,000 bail. As with all legal cases, it is important to remember that Amire Minnich is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


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