February 25, 2012
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Pep the Dog
A great piece of history this morning, from the Eastern State Penitentiary:
"Pep, The Cat-Murdering Dog" was a black Labrador Retriever admitted to Eastern State Penitentiary on August 12, 1924. Prison folklore tells us that Pennsylvania Governor Gifford Pinchot used his executive powers to sentence Pep to Life Without Parole for killing his wife’s cherished cat. Prison records support this story..."
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The following Official Record of Pep the Dog is being redistributed by Mugshots.com under the Freedom of Information Act. This Official Record was collected from a Law Enforcement agency on 10/06/2011.
Mugshots.com ID: 4217355