DISTRICT ATTORNEY ANNOUNCES GUILTY VERDICT IN ANIMAL CRUELTY CASE

District Attorney Billy Joe Harrington announced today the guilty verdict by a jury in an animal cruelty case.

Zwerick Hudson, 42, of Natchitoches, was found guilty of aggravated cruelty of animals, a felony, by a jury upon the conclusion of a 2 day trial. The conviction was the result of an incident in 2020 in which Hudson mutilated and killed a small dog with his bare hands.

Judge Desiree Duhon Dyess set a sentencing date for May 2nd.

First Assistant District Attorney Cloyd Benjamin, Jr. and Assistant District Attorney Bray Williams prosecuted the case.


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