Greenville man charged with animal cruelty after allegedly killing turtle in viral video

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Devin Antonie Simpson

A video seen by people around the world helped Greenville Police identify and arrest a man on felony animal cruelty charges this weekend.

Greenville Police say multiple followers of their Facebook page, even some as far away as South Africa, messaged them about an online video that allegedly showed a Greenville man killing a turtle by kicking and jumping on it.

Officers identified the man as 20-year-old Devin Antonie Simpson, and arrested him on felony animal cruelty charges.


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