Trial set for accused Craigslist cat killer

Trial set for accused Craigslist cat killer

LIMESTONE COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - A man charged with killing 22 kittens that he bought on Craigslist will go to trial next month.

A Limestone County Circuit Court judge has set a Sept. 14 trial date for 50-year-old  Ronald Golden of Athens.

He was charged with 22 counts of animal cruelty in October 2013.

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According to police, Golden told officers he was angry at the world and stomped or strangled the kittens inside his home.

His attorney says Golden has a history of mental illness, and has been hospitalized several times.

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