Friday, July 11, 2014
Cameron J Marcum
Fort Wayne, Indiana - Accused of cruelty after the decomposed body of a dog was found in a bedroom of his home in March 2014. Another malnourished and neglected dog was also removed from the home.
Reports state that Marcum admitted to leaving the dog in the bedroom, never fed it or took it out, and could hear it clawing, scratching and crying to get out.
Marcum has numerous prior arrests for animal violations including possession of a dangerous animal, according to reports.
Marcum was charged with felony cruelty to an animal and misdemeanor animal cruelty.
On July 16, 2014, Marcum pleaded guilty to torturing or mutilating a vertebrate animal. Two other charges were dropped. He is due to be sentenced in August 2014.