Woman Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Killing In-Laws' Dog

October 6, 2012 Updated Oct 6, 2012 at 2:15 PM EDT

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Woman Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Killing In-Laws' Dog

October 6, 2012 Updated Oct 6, 2012 at 2:15 PM EDT

A stiff prison sentence handed down to a woman who beat her in-laws' dog to death.

According to a report from the Orlando Sentinel, a Florida judge handed down a five-year prison sentence to the 26-year-old woman last Monday. The woman was convicted in July on animal cruelty charges for beating the dog to death with a bat, according to the Orlando Sentinel report.

Read the Orlando Sentinel report HERE.