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Donovan E. Mackey

web1_Donovan-Mackey-4-14-15A city man convicted of stuffing his girlfriend’s cat in a washing machine before placing it in a bed sheet and repeatedly bashing it against a wall was sentenced on animal cruelty charges Thursday in Luzerne County Court.

Donovan E. Mackey, 21, received 6 to 18 months from Judge David W. Lupas, who cited the “extreme cruelty” of the killing in his decision to hand down the maximum sentence allowed for animal cruelty cases under the current state Humane Act.

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