Woman connected to fatal mauling barred from importing dogs

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The owner of a shuttered behavioral rehabilitation center for dogs has been barred from importing, rescuing or adopting animals.

Jamie Cochran owned the Forever Home Rescue and Rehabilitation Center in Virginia Beach, where a woman adopted a pit bull that killed her 90-year-old mother only hours after she brought the dog home. The victim’s daughter is seeking $5 million in damages over the attack last May.

The Virginian-Pilot <a target=”&mdash;blank” href=”https://pilotonline.com/news/local/crime/article%E2%80%94f4a59f0e-278d-11e8-8788-a79958dde3bb.html”>reports</a> that Cochran was fined $750 after entering pleas of no contest to 10 misdemeanor counts of importing animals without a license. She was also ordered not to import, adopt or rescue animals for two years. The dog rehab center has since closed.


Information from: The Virginian-Pilot, <a target=”&mdash;blank” href=”http://pilotonline.com”>http://pilotonline.com</a>

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