Guilty plea after cat set on fire in Olney

PHILADELPHIA - January 15, 2014

Tyrique Hall will be sentenced next month.

He faces ten years in prison.

Sanchez is awaiting trial.

Police say Hall and Jose Sanchez doused a cat with lighter fluid and set the animal ablaze in the Olney section of Philadelphia on November 10th.

The cat had to undergo multiple surgeries during a monthlong stay at a veterinary hospital.

The cat was named Campbell and has been adopted by a Philadelphia firefighter.


The Associated Press contributed to this article.

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