WRIGHT ARRAIGNMENT: Dog Mauling Death Case

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The Prairie City woman charged in a deadly dog attack pleaded not guilty to all charges in Jasper County Court Monday afternoon.

Twenty-four-year-old Jena Wright issued a written arraignment on charges of child endangerment resulting in death, neglect or abandonment, and assault on a peace officer.

Police say wright was babysitting four-year-old Jordyn Arndt last month, when Wright’s American Staffordshire terrier attacked the girl. Jordyn died the following day.

According to the complaint against Wright,  while she was being arrested she tried to get away and kicked an officer in the chest.


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