Las Vegas Sun - Photograph : Jeremy Espiritu Sentencing

November 22, 2017

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Defense attorney Donishia Campbell, left, represents Jeremy Espiritu, 22, during sentencing at the Regional Justice Center Tuesday, May 6, 2014. 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.

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Defense attorney Donishia Campbell, left, represents Jeremy Espiritu, 22, during sentencing at the Regional Justice Center Tuesday, May 6, 2014. 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.