FLORIDA – Man Who Fought To Keep Emotional Support Dog Kills Himself

cbs12.com:  Man Who Fought To Keep Emotional Support Dog Kills Himself
By Chuck Weber
February 12, 2015
BOCA RATON (CBS12) – A man’s battle to keep his emotional support dog ended in tragedy on Thursday.  Tired of fighting, his family said, the man took his own life, hours before he was supposed to be in court.

Sergey Peklun had a hearing at the South County Courthouse in Delray Beach.  The judge ended up granting a delay in the proceedings, upon hearing of Peklun’s death.

“Rather than be here again today, to be put under further questioning, he committed suicide this morning,” Peklun’s attorney Peter Wallis explained following the hearing.

“Where’s the justice?” asked Peklun’s son, Alex, as he battled tears.
The case revolves around Peklun’s dog Julia.  Peklun lived with his wife Viktoria at Tierra del Mar in Boca Raton, a no pets condo.

But Peklun had a host of medical conditions, his family believes, due to his response to the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, back in Peklun’s native Russia.  Read more:

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