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Woman Acquitted Of Manslaughter In Fatal Dog Attack

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A woman from Monroe Count in West Virginia has been acquitted of a charge of involuntary manslaughter in connection to a dog attack in which a 70-year-old man suffered fatal personal injuries.


The jury was in deliberation for nearly three hours on February 3 before finding the defendant, Kimberly Blankenship, not guilty, according to a report in the Register-Herald.


Blankenship was one of four people charged in the death of Lindside, West Virginia resident Lowell E. Bowden.


According to police, Bowden was attacked by a pack of pit bulls in November 2009. He died a week later.


In Augusto 2010, Blankenship’s son, 19-year-old Justin Blankenship, pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and other charges. He’s currently serving a prison sentence of six- to 24-months at Anthony Correctional Center.


Charges against the other defendants have been dismissed.

Category: Dog Bites & Animal Attacks

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