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Monday, Jun 30, 1997County: Alameda
Defendant/Suspect: Daniel Lee Williams
Daniel Lee Williams, 20, was sentenced to four years in state prison for hacking to death an 8-month old puppy with a machete. Williams hung the puppy from a tree at Arroyo Viejo Park in East Oakland and hacked off one of her paws, leaving another dangling by the skin and severing some of her vertebrae.
- San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 5, 1998
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