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Valdosta man indicted, accused of beating dog to death

Hopkins, Jr. is accused of beating the dog to death at 2416 Seth Pl. on July 18th, 2014 Hopkins, Jr. is accused of beating the dog to death at 2416 Seth Pl. on July 18th, 2014
VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) -

A Valdosta man had been indicted as of Thursday, suspected of beating a dog to death with a shovel.

According to the indictment, the incident happened on July 18th, 2014. According to the incident report from the case, Daniel Ward Hopkins, Jr., also known as Daniel Torres, hit a Chihuahua-mix dog in the head with a shovel at 2416 Seth Pl., killing the dog. 

As of Thursday afternoon, Hopkins, Jr. was charged with one count of aggravated animal cruelty and had not been arrested.

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