Phillip Matthysen



Age: 31


Summary: South African man who caused a national outcry earlier in the year when he used a chain saw to cut off the head of his four-month old Siberian Husky puppy after the dog killed his prize parrot, who pleaded guilty to animal cruelty and was sentenced to one year in jail or a fine of 10,000 rands (U.S. $1,465).



Cause of Death: Car accident


Born: September 14, 1975


Died: August 12, 2007


Location: Cape Town, South Africa