It is always depressing to hear about animals who suffer and get abused due to the personal quarrels between their owners. A 10-month-old Pit Bull puppy named Choppo was the victim of one such dispute in Powhatan, Virginia.

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Animal control officers found Choppo dead in the woods with trauma injuries on his neck. After investigations, it was found that Choppo was abducted by 21-year-old Yasmine Burton, the ex-girlfriend of his owner. Yasmine wanted to exact revenge on her ex-boyfriend, so she hatched a plan to murder the poor dog. Spread the word and help the cops find and arrest this woman.

Update: Yasmine has been arrested after she confessed to killing Choppo. She used an extension cord to tie up Choppo, and then hung him from a tree in her backyard. She reasoned that she was in a “long-term abusive relationship” with her ex-boyfriend, and wanted to “get back at him”.

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Cops are now waiting for Choppo’s necropsy report to further the investigation. Yasmine faces felony animal cruelty charge and is being held at the Piedmont Regional Jail on a $5,000 bond. Her arraignment at Powhatan General District Court is scheduled to be held at a later date. Let’s raise our voices against this inexcusable crime and demand rigid punishment for Yasmine.

Click the video below to watch a report on the current investigations in this case and Jasmine’s arrest.

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