Ohio man chokes pit bull to death after 'TV told him dog was evil': Sheriff 07/23/2020 7:49 pm PDT Comments Butler County via WXIX: By Kim Schupp, WXIX BUTLER COUNTY, Ohio (WXIX) -- A man has been charged after his 7-year-old pit bull dog died after being put into a chokehold, according to Sheriff Richard Jones. The Butler County Sheriff's Office Dog Warden responded to a report in Hamilton of a male subject who had abused his canine. The warden found a 7-year-old pit bull named "Karmin" had been put in a chokehold by the suspect for more than three hours, resulting in the dog's death. The sheriff's office said a necropsy showed evidence of strangulation. The warden was advised the suspect was hearing voices from the television telling him the “dog was evil.” Justin Lunsford, 29, was arrested for cruelty to a companion animal. The sheriff's office said a necropsy showed evidence of strangulation. The date of the incident was not specified. MORE: Sheriff: Dog dies after being put into chokehold, man charged - WXIX HAMILTON MAN CHARGED WITH FELONYCRUELTY TO A COMPANION ANIMAL - Butler County Sheriff's Office Facebook Hamilton man charged with animal cruelty after saying he heard voices - Hamilton JournalNews #AnimalCruelty #AnimalNews #Cincinnati #Ohio #WXIX Related Stories Witnesses sought after 6 dogs tossed from moving vehicle Louisiana man caught on camera choking ex-girlfriend's dog: Sheriff Woman arrested for alleged torture, killing of animals on social media Man accused of hanging puppy from tree in Alabama Louisiana woman pleads guilty in carjacking that ended in dog's death Ohio couple faces charges after 52 dogs removed from home Virginia man charged with sex crimes against dog Louisiana woman sentenced in animal-cruelty case Florida man accused of strangling dog, tossing it in bushes Memphis man arrested for cutting puppy's ears off with scissors Arkansas man pleads guilty to kicking, smashing wife's Yorkie Tennessee toddler found in cage surrounded by snakes, pot plants Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.