UPDATE: Two men accused in cat kicking death to face trial

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UPDATE: The second of two men charged in the kicking death of a cat has waived his preliminary examination and will go to trial.

Brandon Coney, 19, of Lansing is accused of drop-kicking a cat, causing injuries that caused the death of the small cat.

The kick was caught on video and shared on social media.

>>>This story continues to develop and will be updated online

ORIGINAL STORY: One of two men arrested in connection with the brutal viral video showing a cat being kicked to death will go to trial.

Kian Miller Jr, 20, of Lansing was bound over today after his preliminary hearing.

During today’s court session Miller’s defense attorney asked for the case to be dismissed, claiming Miller was only shooting the video.

The judge replied that Miller appeared to be acting more as a ringmaster and was “geeked up about what was ready to happen”.

The second man arrested is Brandon Coney, 19, of Lansing. He is expected to be in court today.

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