A man who killed a dog belonging to a Salina family during an animal cruelty incident in Wichita has been sentenced.
Back in December of last year a a 13-year-old Bichon-Maltese mix named Benji was killed. 20-year-old Cole Carter was driving in a neighborhood when he got out of his car and beat the small dog to death.
A Salina family owned the dog. They were in Wichita visiting for the weekend. A family member, who lives in the neighborhood, was dog sitting when Benji got out.
At the time Carter was arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty and carrying a concealed weapon.
Carter was sentenced to 12 months in jail and 12 months probation.