|Suzie Q tortured and dragged by SUV|
Marc Saunders of Montgomery County Texas led his wandering donkey back to his home by tying her to the back of his SUV, and dragging her for 1/4/ mile. The donkey was discovered lying in a ditch with bleeding hooves, ground down to the bone, in severe pain.
Originally, He was charged with felony animal abuse which carries a jail sentence of 6 months to 2 years in jail.
The good samaritan (a veterinarian) who found the donkey was an expert witness for the prosecution.
ADA Freyer charged that the defendant used a motor vehicle as a weapon, which elevated the charge to a 3rd degree felony which carries a 2 to 10 year prison term.
The trial lasted 4 days and ended with a finding of guilt for sadist animal abuser Marc Saunders. He was sentenced to 5 years in prison for his torture of the donkey , "Susie Q."
Assistant prosecutor Freyer expressed appreciation to the witness testimony, the judge and jury in the case.
It is reported in this article that the donkey has recovered from the torture and is doing well.
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