MTV fishkillers sentenced

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY / Pair who killed Goldie sentenced to service / Court showed tape of culprits with koi

The two frat boys who — at the instigation of the ever public-spirited folks at MTV — stole, bludgeoned, and then ate a “beloved” koi from a pond at UC Santa Cruz have been sentenced to community service. (200 hours for one, 300 for the other.) The hours are to be served at “either the county animal shelter or Long Marine Laboratory and at an institute for raising ornamental koi.” Plus, they have to attend AA. Fratboys with substance abuse problems? Amazing.

Defense attorneys argued that there was nothing particularly wrong with their behavior because people catch fish in the ocean all the time. Which is just like stealing someone’s ornamental koi and bludgeoning it to death.

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