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Teen Charged With Killing His Grandmother Over Beer

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    Dylan Broughan

    An 18-year-old Jacksonville man is behind bars and charged with killing his 69-year-old grandmother – over a can of beer.

    Dylan Broughan got into an altercation with the elderly woman, Joyce Courson, after she reportedly hid his beer while Broughan was in the shower on Oct. 10, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

    A witness said he heard an argument and several bangs, followed by Courson screaming for help. She told police her grandson shoved her to the ground and repeatedly punched and kicked her before fleeing the scene.

    Courson was taken to the hospital, where she died eight days later. Broughan was arrested and initially charged with aggravated battery before having the charges upgraded following the woman's death.

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    A pig who escaped slaughter is now living out her life in a South African sanctuary and painting original works that have sold for up to $2,000.

    "She was really small when I rescued her," said Joanne Lefson, who manages the South African Farm Sanctuary, a haven for rescued farm animals where the pig now lives. "She's very smart and intelligent so I placed a few balls and some paintbrushes and things in her pen, and it wasn't long before I discovered that she really liked the bristles and the paintbrush...She just really took a knack for it."

    Funds from the art sales go towards the sanctuary.

    (Published 4 hours ago)