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Chandler woman re-arrested, faces new charges in alarming animal abuse case

Chandler woman, April Mclaughlin, previously arrested for neglecting 55 dogs, now faces 24 more charges, according to Maricopa County Attorney.

April McLaughlin Faces New Charges After Disturbing Evidence Emerges. (PHOTO: KTAR News)

According to KJZZ News crime report, April McLaughlin, also known as Skyler McKinley, is facing more trouble over alleged animal cruelty. Last year, over 50 dogs were taken from her Chandler home, leading to her first arrest. Now, after looking at more evidence, she’s dealing with 24 new charges, including 8 serious ones and 16 misdemeanors, as announced by Maricopa County Attorney Rachel Mitchell.

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Court Papers Show Troubling Accusations of Animal Neglect and Mistreatment

The court documents reveal troubling details accusing McLaughlin of neglect, abandonment, and mistreatment of animals. These new charges come in addition to the 77 misdemeanors she’s already dealing with in Chandler city court. Mitchell says the decision to add more charges came after ongoing talks with Chandler Police, who shared new information, indicating a need for further legal action. The community is now waiting to see how the legal process unfolds in this upsetting case of alleged animal abuse.

READ ALSO: Justice Served: Life Sentence for Culprit in 2016 Disappearance of 19-Year-Old

Authorities Act on New Info, Staying Committed to Justice

As the legal story continues, there are questions about why McLaughlin was arrested again and what consequences she might face for all these charges. Authorities are determined to seek justice and hold McLaughlin responsible for the alleged mistreatment of the animals. People in the community are relying on the legal system to make sure there’s a fair investigation and proper proceedings for this distressing case.

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