Stillwater News Press

November 16, 2012

Cushing woman stands accused of burning dogs alive

By Russell Hixson
Stillwater NewsPress

STILLWATER, Okla. — A Cushing woman has been charged with arson and cruelty to animals. Court records accuse Danielle Jane Hopkins, 30, set an unoccupied mobile home on fire, killing two dogs inside.

According to information filed in Payne County District Court, the suspect used a match to set a mattress on fire inside the mobile home while two dogs were underneath a bed.

The incident occurred Nov. 8 at Woodland Village Mobile Home Park.