Official: Man Killed Zoo Monkey During Theft Try A 22-year-old man clubbed a monkey to death with a tree branch, after he was bitten by the animal while trying to steal it from a Boise zoo, prosecutors allege.
Father Defends Suspect In Idaho Monkey Beating Death The father of a 22-year-old man who police say killed a monkey after breaking into an Idaho zoo says he believes the tragedy was a drunken prank that got out of hand and "turned into a horrible situation."