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WACO, Texas — Officials said a Texas man was charged with eating a family dog alive while being under the influence of a synthetic drug. reported that police in Waco arrested 22-year-old Michael Daniel on Monday. He is accused of assaulting a family at their home June 14, chasing a neighbor and barking and growling.

Witnesses said Daniel grabbed the family dog, beat and strangled it and then started eating it. The dog died at the scene.

Officers said found Daniel was found sitting on the home’s porch with blood on his hands and clothing and face.

Daniel is believed to have been on a bad trip from ingesting “K-2,” a synthetic drug.

He was taken to the hospital and now faces a felony charge for animal cruelty.


This article was originally posted on My Fox 8 and written by Joe Borlik.