Man charged for beating and torturing a dog

Edwin Orabona (Source Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)
Edwin Orabona (Source Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -- A local man faces charges after he is accused of torturing and beating a dog.

50-year-old Edwin Orabona is charged with Cruelty to Animals after police say he beat and tortured a beagle mix.

The dog was so badly hurt that it has to undergo surgery Wednesday night into Thursday morning.

Luckily, the SPCA already has a brand new home for the dog.

Orabona will be on trial March 7.

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