Memphis Man Accused of Killing Puppy in Dishwasher

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A Memphis man has been charged with aggravated animal cruelty after he allegedly put a German Shepherd puppy in a running dishwasher, according to a report from WREG in Memphis.

Marcus Curry, 27, told police he put the dog in the dishwasher to keep it from going to the bathroom on the floor and left it there too long.

Curry was arrested after someone found the dead puppy in a duffel bag in a dumpster.

Curry is being held on a $40,000 bond.

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