Idaho man accused of breaking into zoo and killing monkey

POSTED: Sunday, November 25, 2012 - 1:00pm

UPDATED: Sunday, November 25, 2012 - 1:04pm

Police in Boise, Idaho say they have made an arrest in connection the death of a patas monkey at Zoo Boise.

Michael Watkins, 22, Weiser, was arrested just before 2 p.m. Monday and is currently in the Washington County Jail.

He is charged with two felonies - burglary and grand theft.

Police say Watkins does have some injuries, however, how he got them is still under investigation.

Zoo Boise officials tells say the monkey was brutally beaten and left for dead early Saturday morning.

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