Nye County man accused of killing wife’s two dogs, injuring another

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Nye County deputies arrested a man accused of killing his wife’s two dogs and injuring another.

Police were called on Monday to 44-year-old Clifton Pappas home in Pahrump. Investigators said he admitted to killing the dogs and shooting the other.

Pappas told police he did it because his wife was cheating on him.

Police said he claimed he would have killed off the third dog if they hadn’t interrupted him.

Pappas is charged with multiple counts including maiming or killing animals and possession of a firearm under the influence.

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