A man who stabbed a much-loved dog to death has pleaded with the pet’s owners for forgiveness from his prison cell – and says he should have been jailed for longer.
Simon Follos, aged 38, has written an open letter to Wayne Bird and his family from Winson Green Prison in Birmingham.
Follos was jailed for 29 months in June after attacking the dog in the street outside his home in Abbey Street, Lower Gornal, while rowing with owner Mr Bird.
The 12-year-old pet, called Tyson, later died from convulsions at a vets’ practice.
The two-page letter from Follos, which bears a prison stamp and is handwritten on lined paper, was sent directly to the Express & Star…