Man strangles 4 puppies, cuts head off girlfriend’s favorite

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HOUMA, La. — A Terrebonne Parish allegedly suffocated four Chihuahua puppies and cut off the head of one of them, his girlfriend’s favorite, WGNO reported.

Richey Kiffe, 53, “Cut the head off and just left it. Right there for her to see,” said a next door neighbor. “He strangles the rest of them and put it in a bag and slid it under the couch.”

When police arrested Kiffe he first told them he was sleeping and didn’t know anything, but later admitted he was drunk.

Kiffe is charged with four counts of aggravated cruelty to animals.