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Pennsylvania Man Accused of Taking His Small Dog and Grilling the Remains

Nikolay Lukyanchikov

Authorities in Northampton Township, Pennsylvania state a neighborhood man shot his dog, then charred the remains on a charcoal grill.
Nikolay Lukyanchikov, 49, was arrested Friday.  Police said they responded to a report of a fire pit and couch on fire in the front lawn of a home on Holly Knoll Drive at roughly 7:12 a.m. Officers promised to find the suspect Lukyanchikov sitting on a bench near a flame. He had his rifle to his right on the bench. Cops said they found a badly burnt and charred”unidentified creature” along with a little metallic charcoal grill.
They later decided this was the suspect’s dog.
The suspect shot the dog before the grilling, according to prosecutors and the affidavit in Philadelphia Inquirer report. Bail has been set at $1 million in Bucks County Corrections. The state contended the defendant was a risk to the neighborhood.
Officials clarified Lukyanchikov as”incredibly intoxicated” and not able to talk. He was setting $100 bills on fire with lighter fluid inside a metallic pit, which had a barbecue grate on it. However, the grate was the badly burned animal.
Cops put out the fire and decided the victim was a little dog. According to researchers, the suspect’s roommate told cops she heard gunshots from his room, which he admitted shooting the puppy. Police said they discovered bullet holes in a bedroom, blood and gore in the hallway, and a gun.
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