Lawton man sentenced for choking girlfriend, killing cats

Lawton man sentenced for choking girlfriend, killing cats
25-year-old Andrew Elkins pleaded guilty to charges of domestic abuse and cruelty to animals.

LAWTON, OK (TNN) - A Lawton man has been sentenced for killing his girlfriend’s cats before choking her.

25-year-old Andrew Elkins pleaded guilty to charges of domestic abuse and cruelty to animals.

Police say he admitted to killing the cats because they ran across his face while he was lying down.

He was given a 3 year suspended sentence for the crimes and must participate in mental health and anger management programs.

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