SACRAMENTO (CBS/AP) — A judge has sentenced a Northern California man to three years and eight months in state prison for burning his weeks-old Chihuahua dog alive.

A judge Friday sentenced 21-year-old Willie Bee Turner, of Oakland, for animal cruelty causing death, animal cruelty and arson for setting ablaze the puppy he named Angel Star.

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Prosecutors say Turner set fire to the Chihuahua-mix puppy in January 2015 after getting angry when the dog defecated in his friend’s Sacramento apartment.

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They say Turner poured beach cleaner on the 8-week-old puppy, put it into a crate and lit the animal on fire.

Sacramento Superior Court Judge Lawrence Brown called the crime “an unspeakable affront to societal norms.”

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