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According to Wednesday's press release from the Rocklin Police Department, a 23-year-old man in Rocklin, Calif., has been arrested for allegedly killing his roommate's dog.

On Wednesday morning, Rocklin police were called to a home on Woodside Drive to investigate a report of animal cruelty. The alleged suspect, Cody McKie, was arrested on a charge of animal cruelty after his roommate told the officers that she found her dog, bleeding from the head, dead in the yard.

Prior to the gruesome find, McKie allegedly stormed out of the residence, to the backyard, because he was angry about the dog's barking.

McKie was booked into the Placer County Jail.

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