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Two Lansing men face charges of torturing and killing a Pit Bull.  They say the animal was out of control and had attacked one of their children.  But police and prosecutors say  Ben and Nick Conley hung the dog with a chain and stabbed it many times, then buried it alive.  The animal was dug up by an animal control officer and nd taken to a vet where it was put down.  The brothers say the dog had grabbed on or their children by the head and was shaking the child.