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Man accused of stomping kitten to death because he wasn't allowed to take it on train

By The Associated Press

This article was published June 19, 2017 at 10:35 a.m.


BELLEVILLE, Mo. — A southern Illinois man accused of stomping a kitten to death because he wasn't allowed to take it on a light rail train has been charged with felony animal cruelty.

The suspect, 23-year-old DeCarlos Johnson-Foston, is jailed on $75,000 bond.

St. Clair County sheriff's Capt. Bruce Fleshren said Johnson-Foston was at a Belleville MetroLink station Friday with a kitten on his shoulder. A security guard told him the cat would not be allowed on the train.

Fleshren said Johnson-Foston slammed the kitten to the platform and stomped on its head, then walked away and left on a bus.

Police say they tracked him to a bus stop and discovered that he had also stolen a wallet while riding the bus.

Belleville is 15 miles southeast of St. Louis.

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obbie says... June 19, 2017 at 12:17 p.m.

Some pen time ought to be part of the judgment.

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Zepplin1 says... June 19, 2017 at 1:38 p.m.

throw him in a den of tigers. punishment should fit the crime.

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DEE672 says... June 19, 2017 at 4:58 p.m.

This is heartbreaking, but maybe the kitten is better off dead than have a lifetime of horror with this despicable male piece of trash.

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DontDrinkDatKoolAid says... June 19, 2017 at 5:53 p.m.

Horrible, just horrible.

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TravisBickle says... June 20, 2017 at 10:39 a.m.

Somebody needs to stomp on his head.

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