A man who allegedly stole a dog from Funny Farm Rescue in Mays Landing has apparently been charged with murdering a man in North Carolina.

In early October, the story broke out of Mays Landing where a young man - Brandon - allegedly homeless, had given his dog to Funny Farm Rescue, because he could now longer care for it. In return for the dog, a volunteer gave Brandon $1,000 to get his life back on track.

Soon thereafter, Brandon apparently returned to Funny Farm and took his dog back.

Now comes word from North Carolina, that the man, Brandon M. Bussey, has been charged, along with another man, Jesse J. Sanchez,  with stabbing and killing a man in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.


MyFox8 reported that  Bussey and Sanchez were charged following the death of Marcus Warren Smith, 26, of Winston-Salem. They are due to appear in court on November 14th.

Here's a look at a post from Funny Farm Rescue on Facebook from October:

UPDATE: Ceasar the dog is back home at Funny Farm Animal Rescue in Mays Landing. Because of the case in North Carolina, they can't comment further.



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