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Man charged in death of Canada goose

Jake Fitchett, 24, is facing several charges after allegedly jumping on a gaggle of Canada geese in Greater Napanee, Ont., on Saturday, killing one of the birds.

Jake Fitchett, 24, charged with animal cruelty, mischief in weekend incident

OPP were called Saturday to a disturbance at Conservation Park in Greater Napanee, Ont. (Jeff McIntosh/Canadian Press)

A 24-year-old man is facing several charges after allegedly jumping on a gaggle of Canada geese in a Greater Napanee, Ont., park Saturday, killing one of the birds.

Jake Fitchett of Greater Napanee is charged with mischief, cruelty to animals and three counts of failure to comply with a probation order. 

Ontario Provincial Police said officers were called to a disturbance at Napanee Conservation Park, on the banks of the Napanee River. Fitchett was charged Monday.

He was held for a bail hearing on Tuesday and remains in police custody, according to OPP.

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