MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – A woman is behind bars accused of killing a small dog by throwing it in a lake.
According to a police affidavit, officers were called to the 6800 block of Waterview Circle just before 6 p.m. on December 4 regarding a report of animal cruelty.
Witnessed told officers they saw Shantress Martin throw a small white dog which was alive into the lake at the apartment complex.
Animal control made the scene and pulled the dog from the lake, which was then dead.
28-year-old Shantress Martin is charged with Aggravated Cruelty to Animals.