Nikki Colleen Murphy-Johnson and her husband, Jason Johnson have been arrested in Indiana and charged with bestiality. She is alleged to have had sex with their pit bull, Lucky, while her husband recorded it on video and later posted the footage online.
The 33-year-old Nikki Colleen Murphy-Johnson and the 37-year-old Jason Johnson (mugshot photos above) were arrested in Anderson, Indiana, a small town north of Indianapolis. The case has drawn international attention for the heinous nature of their alleged crimes.
According to local station Fox 59, quoting the Anderson Police Department, the couple were arrested and have been charged with three counts of bestiality, a felony offense. The charges carry a maximum prison sentence of two years and a half years and a $10,000 fine.
The investigation began when an investigator in Fairfax County, Virginia saw a video posted on a Web site, Beastforum and as the investigation led to the couple, local authorities became involved. It’s alleged that photos and video of Nikki Colleen Murphy-Johnson engaged in sex with the couple’s pet dog, a pitbull named Lucky, were produced in June and July of 2014.
The station further reports that the police say the couple has admitted to having made the video. The dog has since been taken from their custody. According to their Facebook profiles Nikki Colleen Murphy-Johnson and Jason Johnson have been married for less than two years and have four children.
Check back for more details on this developing story.
Photos: Nikki Colleen Murphy-Johnson and Jason Johnson
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