LANSING, Mich. — A hearing for a Michigan State University Health Physicist accused of sexually abusing a dog is scheduled to happen on Tuesday, Aug. 13.
Joseph Hattey is awaiting trial on a bestiality charge.
Hattey has been suspended from his job as a physicist at Michigan State University, although the alleged assault did not happen on campus.
The dog, a Basset Hound named Flash, has since been adopted to a new home.
Hattey has denied any wrongdoing.
He is scheduled to be in Ingham County Circuit Court for a hearing before Judge Rosemarie Aquilina at 9 a.m. on Aug. 13.
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