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MSU health physicist charged with bestiality appears in court

Posted: 10:49 AM, Jun 21, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-21 17:18:13Z

A Michigan State University Health Physicist who has been charged with two counts of bestiality appeared in court for a preliminary hearing Thursday.

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Joseph Hattey, 51, was charged for allegedly committing a crime against nature, which carries a 15-year felony.

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette brought the charges against Hattey on Monday for allegedly penetrating a dog.

According to a release, Hattey allegedly did not conduct the acts on Michigan State University campus or with an animal owned by the university.