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Man who pleaded guilty to killing horse sentenced to 15 days in jail

The Trenton man who pleaded guilty to beating his horse to death with a baseball bat, has been sentenced to 15 days in Oneida County Jail.

Posted: Oct 7, 2019 6:28 PM
Updated: Oct 8, 2019 8:53 AM

UTICA, N.Y. – The Trenton man who pleaded guilty to beating his horse to death with a baseball bat, has been sentenced to 15 days in Oneida County Jail.

Marvin Miller, 42, pleaded guilty in July to charges of overdriving, torturing and injuring an animal, as well as failing to provide proper sustenance. The incident happened in May along Korber Road near Thompson Road in Trenton.

Investigators with the sheriff’s office say the horse died within minutes of being struck.

In addition to jail time, Miller will have to complete 80 hours of community service and take an anger management course.

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