Michelle Root and Meko

Thursday Crime Stories: Justice for Meko as killer dog groomer faces jury

When Eric Francis picked up Meko from the dog groomer he soon realized his friend’s dog was dying. People who witnessed what happened to Meko came forward to describe horrific abuse at the hands of Forsyth County, Georgia, groomer, Michelle Root.

Nancy Grace looks at this animal abuse case and others with guests including reporter and animal rights advocate Jane Velez Mitchell — creator of the animal rights website JaneUnchained.com, Atlanta lawyer and animal rights advocate Claudine Wilkins, Atlanta lawyer Penny Douglas-Furr, and Eric Francis. They are also joined by Tulare County, California, Sheriff Mike Boudreaux, who arrested two men who allegedly hanged and tortured two dogs.

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‘Justice for Meko’: Abusive dog groomer found GUILTY of aggravated animal cruelty after beating, choking pup to death

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[Feature Photo: Michelle Root: Police Handout/Meko: Handout]