Woman accused of assisting in suicide attempts headed to trial

Booking photo for Teresa R. Clark (Courtesy: Cache County Jail).

LOGAN — The case against Teresa Clark is headed to trial later this month. The 37-year-old former Millville woman is accused of trying to help another woman attempt suicide.

Clark appeared in 1st District Court Monday morning. She was previously charged with two counts of attempted aggravated murder, a first-degree felony; conspiracy to commit aggravated murder, a second-degree felony; and two misdemeanors of aggravated cruelty to animals.

In June 2017, detectives allege that Clark called 911 from a Logan hotel room. She told police that she had found her friend unresponsive inside the room. Officers later determined that she had tried to help the woman take her life several times unsuccessfully.

Inside the hotel room, detectives also found two dogs that were deceased. It is alleged that Clark was also responsible for their deaths.

The case has been delayed after the victim died from an unrelated matter.

During Monday’s court appearance, defense attorney Mike McGinnis said he and his client are preparing to go to trial November 27.

Clark faces up to life in prison if convicted. She is currently out of jail and living in Salt Lake after posting $20,000 bail.


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