#TheList Gerard ‘Jezz’ Patrick O’Connor, born 21/03/1977, of South Street, Eastbourne BN21 – killed two kittens by stamping on them during a domestic violence incident
Gerard O’Connor, who has a history of violence and previous criminal convictions, pleaded guilty to assaulting a woman by beating her. The offence took place at Eastbourne on September 19, 2019.
The lifelong loser also pleaded guilty to causing unnecessary suffering to an animal by stamping on two kittens with such force that it resulted in their deaths, at Eastbourne on the same date.
Magistrates described O’Connor’s attack on the kittens as “prolonged and vicious”.
Sentencing: total of 24 weeks in prison. £389 in compensation. Restraining order. Banned from keeping cats for ten years.
Additional information: O’Connor, who is known to his friends as Jez or Jezz, is originally from Northern Ireland but has lived in the Bootle area of Liverpool for several years.
He has an adult son from a previous relationship.