Bradenton, Florida (WSVN) – A man who tortured animals and faces child abuse charges
has been arrested.
According to Fox 13’s report, 38-year-old Robert Leroy Edwards was arrested by deputies of
the Manatee County sheriff’s office. Deputies said that Edwards had hanged a dog using a
They said that the inspectors encountered a child during the house inspections and that the
child was forced to hide the dog. Investigators also said that Edwards punched the boy in the
A child was not the only person Edwards was battered. When another person in the house
heard the voices and came out, he was attacked by Edwards and punched in the face.
In the context of all these events, Edwards was arrested for crimes of animal torture, assault,
child abuse, and forced recruitment.
Sent to prison, Edwards continues his sentence without bail.
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|1922||Dick Martin, American comedian, actor, and director (d. 2008)|
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|1944||Lynn Harrell, American cellist and academic|
|1948||Paul Magee, Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteer|
|1964||Otis Smith, American basketball player, coach, and manager|
|1974||Alvin Elchico, Filipino journalist|
|1974||Jemima Khan, English journalist and activist|