Man accused of beheading ex-girlfriend's pet snake

Police say a man entered his ex-girlfriend's home in Woodbury and ripped the head off her pet snake. He faces felony charges including burglary, terroristic threats and torturing animals.
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Police say a man entered his ex-girlfriend's home in Woodbury and ripped the head off her pet snake. He faces felony charges including burglary, terroristic threats and torturing animals.

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