State Won't Press Charges in Chimp Attack

State prosecutors will not press criminal charges against a Connecticut woman who owned a 200 pound chimpanzee that mauled her friend Charla Nash, leaving her blind and grotesquely disfigured. Connecticut State attorney David Cohen called the attack a "horror" and said the facts were "uncontroverted." But he declined to press charges against Sandra Herold who owned the chimp named Travis, saying Herold had not acted recklessly when she asked Nash to help cage Travis because the animal had...Full Story
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