Terrifyingly, he then posted pictures of the mutilated kittens on his Facebook page. Facebook users saw the pictures and alerted the Lake County Animal Adoption and Control Center.
The Lake County Sheriff's Office reported that one kitten was speared through the head and another disemboweled with its intestines beside it. The pictures were so gruesome - including the teenager pretending he was going to eat the impaled kittens - that Facebook removed them.
The teenager told investigators he hunted and killed the kittens in an alley behind his house because he was "bored."
Since the boy is being charged as a juvenile, his name has not been released, and the case is now being handled by the juvenile prosecutor's office who will determine whether to issue an arrest warrant.
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