Clifton Park man admits to killing dog, tossing it in dumpster

April 16, 2018 06:43 PM

A Clifton Park man admits to killing a dog and throwing it in a dumpster.

Hank Smith will be sentenced to up to two years in jail for killing a miniature pinscher, named "Nicholas" and tossing it in the trash.

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Smith, 26, pleaded guilty to felony animal cruelty. It's not clear why he killed the dog, which belonged to his girlfriend's family.

Smith will be sentenced May 30.


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