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Woman loses in animal cruelty case

Tammy Hanson (Source: Baxter County Jail) Tammy Hanson (Source: Baxter County Jail)
BAXTER COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -

A north Arkansas woman lost her appeal in connection to what was once called the largest animal cruelty case ever reported in the country.

After being criminally convicted, Tammy Hanson filed a civil lawsuit against the Baxter County Jail and said she was unconstitutionally confined and sought hundreds of thousands of dollars in damages.

Last May, a jury didn't agree with her and awarded her nothing and this week she lost the appeal to that ruling.

This entire case stemmed from 2005, when a rescue group seized hundreds of dogs in Baxter County.

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