The man accused of beating a small dog to death on Wheeling Island was to have his preliminary hearing Wednesday. Click here for the full story on the hearing.
The Shih Tzu, Toby, was owned by Jill McPherson. She spoke about the case in the video clip above.
"He loved me," McPherson. "And I believe that's why it happened, because my dog loved me. He (Doyle) was trying to hurt me so he killed my dog. Yeah, I loved my dog. My dog loved me. And he (Doyle) was jealous. He used to ask me on a daily basis how I could love my dog more than my boyfriend. Yeah, he was jealous of an eight-pound Shih Tzu that loved me."