Advertisement

Convicted cat killer in Schenectady gets 1 1/2 years behind bars

Donald Birch Donald Birch |

September 10, 2019 07:11 PM

A convicted cat killer will spend the next one and a half years in the Schenectady County Jail.

Donald Birch was sentenced on Tuesday.

Advertisement

The 35-year-old man stomped on a cat last August then swung it against a tree after it was hit by a car, right in front of the cat's owner.

The district attorney on Tuesday called the attack "horrifying to all who witnessed it."

Credits

WNYT Staff

Copyright 2019 WNYT-TV LLC, a Hubbard Broadcasting Company. All rights reserved

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Hateful message found on UAlbany campus

Fulton, Montgomery County officials discuss concerns about justice reforms

Top Ukraine expert describes his shock at hearing phone call

Guilderland thief caught on camera stealing packages

Mahan declared winner in tight Colonie town supervisor race

Advertisement