14-year-old girl accused of setting Phoenix the black lab on fire

The mystery of who set Phoenix, the black lab, on fire appears to be over. Fox 4 reported that a 14-year-old girl is accused of lighting the dog on fire in the backyard of her family’s home. Welcome to the day of seriously effed-up stories.

Phoenix’s owner, Maria Alarcon-Suarez, is facing animal-cruelty charges for waiting a full day before taking Phoenix to a vet. And when she did finally take him, she claimed

that he was a stray she’d found wandering the streets. Now, Alarcon-Suarez’s 14-year-old daughter is accused of hitting the dog in the head with a shovel, pouring gasoline on him and setting him on fire.

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