Philly-area man charged with stabbing family dogs

WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Police say a 31-year-old man faces charges after stabbing two dogs with a knife at his family’s home outside Philadelphia.

The Daily Local News reports ( ) 31-year-old West Goshen township resident Gregory Thomas McMahon has been charged with animal cruelty in connection with the April 18 incident. He was formally charged Monday.

Police say they responded to the home after McMahon’s brother called 911 to report Gregory McMahon had stabbed the family dogs with a kitchen knife. Police say the suspect told them he “had to do it” and that God had made him.

Officers found two American Bulldogs covered in blood. They’re being treated at the Chester County SPCA.

A telephone listing for McMahon was disconnected and it couldn’t immediately be determined if he had an attorney.


Information from: Daily Local News,

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