No Charges in Chimp Attack, Civil Suit Pending

Sandy Herold, the owner of a 200-pound chimpanzee that viciously mauled her friend Charla Nash "welcomed" the state's decision not to criminally charge her in relation to the attack, her lawyer told ABC News. "The State did not perceive Travis [the chimpanzee] to be a public health risk prior to this incident occurring," Herold's attorney Robert Golger said in a statement. "His attack on Charla Nash was not foreseeable to Sandy." Though an attorney for the Nash family said the family...Full Story
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