Adrienne Martin's bond not reduced

6:35 AM, Aug 20, 2013   |    comments
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ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - Bond will not be reduced for a woman accused of lighting a dog on fire and bragging about it.

Adrienne Martin, 35, is charged with animal abuse and knowingly burning a dog named "Brownie" by rescuers.

The dog was found July 10 anchored to a chain in the 4300 block of Cote Brilliante Avenue with burns to his eyes, nose, feet, ears, legs, and body.

PHOTOS: Martin brags about burning dog on Facebook

Brownie died a few days after he was rescued.

Investigators say Martin admitted to lighting the dog on fire after it bit her son.

Susan Ryan with the Circuit Attorney's Office says Monday morning Randy Grim, founder of Stray Rescue of St. Louis, made a statement in court in an effort to prevent Martin's bond from being reduced.

PHOTOS: Dog found burned in north St. LouisRyan says members of Martin's family have made threats against supporters of Brownie.

The judge did not reduce Martin's bond. She remains in the city jail.


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