Emmanuel Alfredo Tadeo has been charged with aggravated assault, felony aggravated animal cruelty, misdemeanor animal cruelty and battery after beating his girlfriend with her dead dog back in May. According to authorities, Tadeo kicked and beat Andrea Jill Armintrout before stomping her Pomeranian, snapping its neck. Still in a rage, he used the dead animal to attack Armintrout again.

Tadeo was originally charged with battery and misdemeanor animal cruelty and released on June 14. However, he was arrested again on July 13 when prosecutors decided to bump the charges up to felonies. If convicted he could get a total of 25 years behind bars for both charges.

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[via Atlanta Journal-Constitution]