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Clearwater man arrested for decapitating cat, taping head to stick in backyard

Posted at 1:37 PM, Apr 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-23 13:37:34-04

A man was arrested in Clearwater after police say he killed a cat, decapitated it and taped its head to a stick in the backyard.

Joshua Daniel Pena-Cedillo was arrested Thursday morning.

Police say the cat's name was Cinnamon.

Police did not say whether or not they had found a motive for the act.