Teen involved in alpaca beating pleads guilty to one count; trial begins on others

Marcus Miller (center) with his attorneys
Marcus Miller (center) with his attorneys

HAMILTON, OH (FOX19) - A teenager accused of beating a baby alpaca to death pled guilty Tuesday to one of the counts against him. A trial will be held on other charges.

Marcus Miller, 18, is charged with breaking and entering, tampering with evidence, vandalism, grand theft and cruelty to animals. He pled guilty to cruelty to animals charge.

A jury was seated Tuesday to determine if he is guilty of the other charges.

Police say Miller and Nicholas Reynolds beat a baby alpaca to death in Madison Township in February.

Reynolds is serving 20-months in prison after he pled guilty.

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