Texas man wanted for killing girlfriend’s pet lizard, deputies say

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Police Hunting for Man They Say Killed His Girlfriend’s Pet Lizard

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

Police in Harris County, Texas, are asking for the public's help find a man they say killed his girlfriend's pet lizard.

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Deyonta Dennis, 29, is accused of killing his girlfriend's bearded dragon during a fight in April.

Deputies said Dennis locked his girlfriend out of her apartment and killed the animal with his bare hands.

A necropsy was performed on the lizard and revealed that the pet had a broken leg, jaw and spine, KTRK reported.

The woman told deputies that Dennis had threatened to hurt the lizard in the past.

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