4 Illinois men arrested for torturing, killing piglets
BENTON, Ill. (WRSP) —
Four men are under arrest for theft and animal torture after allegedly stealing and killing piglets in Benton, Illinois.
Two juveniles were arrested as well as 18-year-old Trenton Bennett and 20-year-old Brendan Shaputis.
According to the Franklin County Sheriff, the four allegedly stole about 30 piglets, each about 5 to 7 days old.
The piglets were allegedly tortured until they died.
The juveniles were released to their families.
Bennett and Shaputis are being held on a $45,000 bond.