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Slayer of peacock decided not to sue condo association


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 13, 2014

~~<p><strong>Question:</strong> Whatever happened to the lawsuit that was supposed to be filed in the aftermath of cruelty-to-animals charges against the woman who killed a peacock with a baseball bat in 2009?</p>
<p><strong>Answer:</strong> In January 2011, Sandra Maloney, who was 70 at the time, was found not guilty of second-degree animal cruelty for clubbing a peacock to death outside her Makaha Valley Towers home.&lt;B&gt; Under the law at the time, second-degree animal-cruelty charges applied when intentionally killing any animal &mdash; other than insects, vermin and pests. Maloney's attorney, Earle Partington, argued that peacocks were pests.</p>
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Question: Whatever happened to the lawsuit that was supposed to be filed in the aftermath of cruelty-to-animals charges against the woman who killed a peacock with a baseball bat in 2009?

Answer: In January 2011, Sandra Maloney, who was 70 at the time, was found not guilty of second-degree animal cruelty for clubbing a peacock to death outside her Makaha Valley Towers home.<B> Under the law at the time, second-degree animal-cruelty charges applied when intentionally killing any animal — other than insects, vermin and pests. Maloney's attorney, Earle Partington, argued that peacocks were pests. Login for more...



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