COLUMBUS, Ohio (WDTN) — New legislation is set to be introduced on Wednesday that could establish a penalty for the mutilation of a deceased animal.
On Wednesday, Nov. 15, Representative Tom Young (R-Miamisburg) will be hosting a press conference to introduce legislation that would establish a penalty for mutilating a deceased animal.
This introduction comes after a video circulated on social media showing a student stabbing a dog that was reportedly hit and killed by a car.
Sergeant Jeff Muncy of the Miamisburg Police Department and a representative from the Montgomery County Humane Society are expected to participate in the meeting.
The press conference will be held at the Ohio Statehouse at 9 a.m. It will be live-streamed on The Ohio Channel.