BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (WJTV) — The man accused of beating a cat to death in Brookhaven appeared in court Tuesday.
The Brookhaven Animal Rescue League tells WJTV that Jody Cothron pleaded not guilty before a judge.
His trial date is set for June 28.
Police arrested Cothron after he went to the animal shelter and allegedly killed a cat there.
Tilly, the cat who died from the injuries, belonged to an elderly woman that recently passed away.