Revere resident Don Algeni, aged 57, is facing charges in a tragic dog killing case and for an assault on his roommate. These charges include animal cruelty, malicious harm to a domestic animal, and assault and battery on a family or household member. Algeni appeared in Chelsea District Court in August and is being held without bail, pending a dangerousness hearing scheduled for September 7.
Charges Filed Against Revere Man in the Tragic Dog Killing Case Involving Animal Cruelty
According to Mass Live, Don Algeni, a 57-year-old Revere man, faces charges in a tragic dog killing case, which involved nearly decapitating his dog. This distressing incident led to charges of animal cruelty, malicious harm to a domestic animal, and assault and battery on a family or household member.
These charges were filed in Chelsea District Court in August, and Algeni is currently being held without bail, with a dangerousness hearing scheduled for September 7th.
The tragic dog killing case unfolded on August 30th when Revere first responders arrived at his Lowell Street apartment and discovered Algeni covered in blood, alongside the male dog that had suffered fatal, savage injuries.
More Details About the Tragic Dog Killing Case
Yahoo News stated that in a shocking turn of events, a tragic dog killing case unfolded as a man brutally stabbed and nearly decapitated his dog, leading him to scream for police to end his life before losing consciousness.
Prior to the tragic dog killing case, the man had exhibited disturbing behavior, including threats and violent outbursts towards his roommate, as documented in a video from a week earlier.
The authorities also seized a cache of weapons from his apartment, including a blood-covered 12-inch Bowie-style knife. Suffolk District Attorney Kevin Hayden described this as a tragic dog killing case that underscores the unpredictability of 911 calls and the need for responders to exercise care and restraint.