Case Against Woman Who Killed Kitten Bound Over to Circuit Court


 The case against a Wheeling woman who allegedly killed a kitten during an argument with her boyfriend has been bound over to circuit court.

Brianne Layman was in court Thursday in front of Magistrate Charlie Murphy.

Her boyfriend and a police officer who responded to the scene took the stand.

RELATED STORY: Police: Wheeling Woman Allegedly Kills Kitten During Fight With Boyfriend

Layman is charged with domestic battery and cruelty to animals after police say she picked up a two-month-old kitten and threw it against the wall during a fight.

Her boyfriend reportedly immediately picked the kitten up, but it died in his arms.

She is being held in the West Virginia Northern Regional Jail under a $4,000 bond.

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