Fired Frisco Man Gets 5 Years for Killing 2 Dogs 9/18/13
FORT WORTH, Texas - A North Texas man who was fired as a stable
caretaker has been sentenced to five years in prison for the retaliation killing
of two dogs owned by his ex-boss.
Prosecutors in Fort Worth on Tuesday announced the penalty for 25-year-old
William Skyler Leak of Frisco.
Leak pleaded guilty to two counts of animal cruelty in a plea deal over last
fall's killing of two border collies. Both animals had their throats slashed.
Investigators say Leak was fired in July 2012 for poor performance. He then
refused to leave a mobile home on the Fort Worth property and was evicted last
A note left by Leak at the stable, where the dogs were slain the following
day, also threatened the life of the property owner.