to connectVideoArizona a man was arrested after the woman’s dog found decapitated
Police said Jose Vega Meza, killed, and mutilated a woman, a dog, and then tried to load it into a moving van without her knowledge.
A woman moving out of a house in Arizona, and a gruesome discovery over the weekend when she opened the box and discovered her mutilated and decapitated the dog, the officials said.
The Buckeye Police Department said the woman was in the process of moving to a house that she shared with 21-year-old Jose Vega Meza in the city of Phoenix on Saturday when they lost track of her dog.
The woman and her friends later and say, Meza tried to get it to load in a small box on the back of a moving truck without being seen.
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When the woman confronted Meza on the subject, and she told the police that the 21-year-old smiled at her, FOX10 reported.
When she opened the box, the woman discovered her dead, headless dog.
The police told FOX10 that the woman did not report the incident until Sunday, and Meza, which was then taken into custody.
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The 21-year-old was booked into jail on suspicion of two counts of animal cruelty and one count of felony sexual assault for an alleged attack on another inmate.
Investigators told FOX10 that Meza admitted to a violent crime when he was arrested.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.