Ex-Soldier Recorded Fatally Shooting Service Dog Found Dead

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina police say they’re investigating the possible suicide of an Army veteran charged with shooting her service dog as she laughed.

Fayetteville Police Lt. Todd Joyce said Sunday investigators believe that 23-year-old Marinna Rollins killed herself. Joyce declined to explain what evidence detectives found. He says police were called to her apartment early Sunday after her body was found by friends.

Rollins and 25-year-old Jarren Heng were charged last month with cruelty to animals after investigators say they tied the dog to a tree and shot it multiple times with a rifle. Cumberland County District Attorney Clark Reaves said the two could be heard laughing on a video recording they made as the dog was killed.

Court documents show Rollins received a medical retirement from the Army in January.

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  1. David Colton says:

    Neck tattoos, lip ring, diamond stick pins on bridge of nose, and cold evil eyes. I think the Army was wise to get rid of her. (Most likely a section 8 discharge.)
    Either the boyfriend got tired of her weird ways, or a drug OD. Poor dog didn’t ask for any of her crazy cra*. Karma caught up with her.

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