Beautician is charged with felony after ‘breaking into ex-boyfriend’s home and beating and strangling 13-year-old dog Jixer to death


A Wisconsin beautician who is accused of strangling her ex-boyfriend's dog with its choke collar after breaking into his home following an argument has had her charges upgraded to a felony.

Selina Boulton, 32, was arrested in December 2013 after the November 14 incident, but on Friday prosecutors elevated charges to mistreatment of animals, a felony, and disorderly conduct.

Boulton's preliminary hearing will be August 15 in La Crosse County Circuit Court.

The scorned lover was charged in December with two misdemeanors.

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