Deputies: Fort Myers man faces animal cruelty charge after killing cat
A Fort Myers man was arrested Saturday after deputies say he bludgeoned a cat to death.
The Lee County Sheriff’s Office said they responded to a home off Clear Lake Loop late Friday in reference to a complaint of animal cruelty.
Investigators found blood on a wall inside the home and determined it was from an animal.
Antonio Rodriguez, 29, is facing a charge of aggravated animal cruelty. The sheriff’s office said he bludgeoned and disposed of a cat.
He was still in the Lee County Jail on Sunday with a bond of $100,000.