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Bullitt County man indicted for torturing cats

Posted by Katharine Greene - email

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Bullitt County man accused of torturing and mutilating cats was indicted by a grand jury Thursday. Twenty-four-year-old Alex Phelps was indicted on four counts of torture.

Police said Phelps confessed to stabbing and killing four animals with a sharp knife for what he called medical research.              

Charges will likely be filed in Bullitt County as well.

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