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October 31, 2014

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Jeremy Espiritu, 22, stands during sentencing at the Regional Justice Center Tuesday, May 6, 2014. Defense attorney Donishia Campbell is at left. Espiritu told police that he stabbed the family dog, Serenity, with a six-inch serrated knife because he "wanted to." The dog later died of the injury.

Steve Marcus

Jeremy Espiritu, 22, stands during sentencing at the Regional Justice Center Tuesday, May 6, 2014. Defense attorney Donishia Campbell is at left. Espiritu told police that he stabbed the family dog, Serenity, with a six-inch serrated knife because he "wanted to." The dog later died of the injury.