Brookline Man Accused Of Smothering Pet Dog


Police said they arrested a Brookline man Wednesday after they said he killed his pet dog.

Police said they conducted an investigation with the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals after getting information about an alleged act of animal cruelty.

After a brief investigation, they arrested William Kinsella, 24, on suspicion of smothering his pet dog.

Kinsella is expected to be arraigned in Brookline District Court Thursday.