Justice for Dog Allegedly Run Over, Skinned, and Decapitated  

Target: Greg Newman, District Attorney for Columbus, North Carolina

Goal: Demand the maximum penalty for the EMS worker who allegedly skinned and decapitated a dead dog.

A dog was reportedly run over by an EMS worker, who then allegedly skinned and decapitated the dog’s dead body. Photos of the mutilated dog were allegedly sent to his family shortly after they reported him missing. Demand justice for this innocent dog.

After Goliath went missing, his family immediately turned to social media for help. Instead, they reportedly received a photo of the Shiloh Shepherd dead and mutilated on the back of a truck. Michael Purdy, an EMS worker, reportedly sent the photo after he skinned and decapitated the dog’s already dead body. The dog reportedly died shortly after Purdy ran him over with an ambulance.

Purdy has been charged with two counts of resist, obstruct and delay. He was not charged with the alleged mutilation because there are currently no laws in North Carolina relating to the treatment of a dead animal. Purdy also lost his job after he allegedly lied to officials about the incident. Sign below to demand the maximum penalty in this case.


Dear District Attorney Newman,

A dog was reportedly run over, skinned, and decapitated. A photo of the mutilated dog was sent to his distraught family. Demand justice for this innocent dog.

Per law enforcement, Purdy picked up Goliath after he ran him over with the ambulance. He then reportedly brought Goliath to St. Lukes Hospital, where he showed him off and claimed that he was a wolf. Later, he reportedly skinned and decapitated Goliath.

Though there is no official charge in North Carolina for the mutilation of a dead animal, justice must be served. We demand that you seek the maximum penalty in this case.


[Your Name Here]

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  1. If this isn’t mental & emotional depravity, I do NOT know what is! — Crimes against animals MUST be taken seriously — there are way too many idiot-monsters loose in our world — it’s bad enough Purdy struck & killed Goliath (whether intentionally or not) — but to continue with mutilation & dismemberment is truly telling of a sick soul — Why allow the idiot-Purdy to get away with his horrific abuses!! — who does he think he IS — throw the imbecile in jail — mete out severe punishment OR whatever it takes to ensure Purdy does NOT repeat his demented crimes — LENGTHY prison term — along with a hefty fine — NEVER to have, or be anywhere NEAR, animals again — WE want NO repeats of abuse to & killing of animals, EVER !

  2. North Carolina better get some LAWS protecting animals — WHERE are all the North Carolinians? — RISE UP & urge your reps in govt to do RIGHT by your animals! — SHAME on all of you!!

  3. Patricia Curran says:

    Crimes against animals must be taken care of. The people get away with murder, abuse, skinned the animal, leaving outside to freeze to death and some with their puppies, throwing out car windows hole driving on highway, tied up in the yard with no food or water and the collar is deep into skin because of abuse and not caring for animal, drilling holes in dog’s leg and putting screws in it and dog cannot walk and have dog tied up. I could name thousand of things but the outcome is the same. The owners abuse these animals and nothing happens to owner. I feel they should at least get five or ten years and the lesser never be able to own animals at all. Something drastic has to be done to these people ASAP

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