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APTN National NewsA Yellowknife musician is facing charges after a string of disturbing and bizarre incidents.Brandon Thrasher, 23, is facing a range of charges including theft, killing a dog, possession of stolen property and bestiality.The charges are linked to several alleged incidents involving the break-in of several vehicles, and the discovery of a small dog found dead in a dumpster with several stab wounds.Thrasher served four months in jail last year on a break-and-enter conviction.Thrasher is currently in custody and is due to appear in court later this month.