A Cobb County man has been indicted on charges that he set a pit bull on fire.

Calib Lanier of Smyrna is facing two charges of animal cruelty and criminal damage to property.

According to the Cobb County District Attorney's Office, in May 2015, Lanier boarded up a dog house with a one-year-old Pit Bull inside before setting it on fire.

The dog, named Royalti, was rushed to the Cobb Emergency Veterinary Clinic with burns over 60% of her body. She has since been adopted by a veterinanrian and nursed back to health.

Lanier didn't own the dog and there's no word of any kid of a motive.

He was arrested a year ago but has been held in south Georgia on unreleated charges.

The suspect will be in court for a hearing Friday morning.