RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – Richmond police have charged a suspect with the burning of a pit bull named Tommie, alive.
Jyahshua A. Hill, 20, was arrested shortly after 3 p.m. on Monday by the U.S. Marshals Regional Fugitive Task Force. Hill is charged with one count of felony animal cruelty.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Richmond Police Dept. has made an arrest in a case of animal cruelty that occurred several months ago in the city when a pit bull was tied to a fence & set on fire. The dog, named Tommie by rescuers, was treated for severe burns, but died 5 days later. pic.twitter.com/Io0t6ADWi3
We have incredible news to share! Our wonderful Richmond Police Department has made an arrest in Tommies case! Jyahshua…