Burglar kills pet fish: "Can't leave any witnesses"

A teenaged burglar near Chicago has been charged with poisoning the occupants of a fish-tank in a house he robbed; he is said to have explained himself by saying "We can't leave any witnesses."

When the residents returned home they also found hot sauce, mustard, ketchup and spices had been poured into their fish tank and three goldfish floating at the top, police said.

Goldfish killer "didn't want to leave witnesses," police say

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