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Estimated 200 Dogs Found In Filthy Conditions At Puppy Mill When Police Investigated A Murder

Published: March 03, 2021 at 07:22 AM Author: Penny Eims

Stephens County, Oklahoma – An estimated 200 dogs were discovered at a Stephens County, Oklahoma, residence when police went to the home in mid-February to investigate a murder. Evidence at the home led Stephen’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies to arrest 49-year-old Karen Jean Prichard on suspicion of second-degree murder, and dismal conditions at her Marlow property prompted further investigation resulting in 113 counts of cruelty to animals.

As reported by the Marlow Review, deputies described conditions at the property as “deplorable.” The Humane Society of Tulsa, which took in many of the dogs and puppies, stated, “Dogs were living in horrific conditions without basic needs. They have multiple medical issues that need immediate care.”

This woman is also accused of murdering 31-year-old Ashley Nicole Anderson, whose body was found in a metal shipping container that was secured with a pad lock. Officers found the woman wrapped in a blue tarp which was secured with a rope, reports Yahoo News.

We need your support to help convince court officials that she deserves the maximum sentence for all of the charges that she is facing. Karen Jean Prichard must be put behind bars for as long as possible, AND be forbidden from owning any pets in the future!

Dogs found at Karen Jean Prichard’s property were stuck in filthy cages. Stephens County Humane Society board members told a local news agency that the conditions were “rancid.” Board member Kelly Nelson said, “It was the worst thing I’ve ever seen in my life. We were called by the sheriff’s department because of the number of animals and because they had no water, no food and no shelter.”

People who run puppy mills do it for the love of money and the welfare of the animals generating that money are of no concern. The amount of suffering this woman caused is staggering, and she needs to pay for the harm that she has inflicted!

Please add your name to the petition today. Karen Jean Prichard deserves the maximum sentence for her charges and a plea deal should not be considered!

News:

KFOR

KSWO News

Marlow Review

Please click here to find applicable Oklahoma laws.

Individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Update 6/15/2022: Animal Victory has learned that Pritchard entered a not guilty plea at her last court appearance on 6/09/2022. The next hearing is scheduled to take place on 9/19/2022.

Update 6/03/2022: Animal Victory has learned that the defendant is set for formal arraignment for the charges brought against her on 6/09/2022.

Update 3/3/2022: Animal Victory has learned that court is continued to 5/9/2022.

Update 2/03/2021: Animal Victory has learned that the preliminary hearing conference has been continued to Feb. 9, 2022, at 9 a.m.

Update 8/8/2021: Animal Victory has learned that the preliminary hearing conference has been continued to Aug. 25, 2021 at 9 a.m. The defendant must appear with counsel or bond could be forfeited.

Update 6/10/2021: Animal Victory has sent 15,938 signatures and comments to the prosecuting attorney Cortnie Siess.

Update 4/26/2021: Animal Victory has learned that Karen Jean Prichard managed to post a $1 million dollar bond. The next scheduled court date is on 5/26/2021 at 9:00 a.m.

Update 4/23/21: Today Animal Victory sent 12,614 signatures and comments to prosecutor Cortnie Siess.

PETITION LETTER.

Animal-Protection-Laws-of-Oklahoma-2020-Animal-Legal-Defense-Fund

PRIOR SIGNATURES : 15969

Estimated 200 Dogs Found In Filthy Conditions At Puppy Mill When Police Investigated A Murder

201 signatures = 1% of goal
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15,000

PETITION SIGNATURES:
201 Cornelia Herschel I can't tell how much I hate these ignorant, indifferent monsters who let the animals that depend on them suffer and even die without caring. They should suffer exactly the same fate as the animals!!!!!! Jun 23, 2022
200 Olga Espinoza Jun 23, 2022
199 Rochelle Massey Jun 21, 2022
198 Angela Steinberg Jun 18, 2022
197 Debbie Mccollum Jun 12, 2022
196 robert adams Jun 05, 2022
195 Carie Matriciano Jun 02, 2022
194Anonymous Jun 02, 2022
193 Robert Bosch Jun 02, 2022
192 Grace Vendemio Jun 02, 2022
191 Sara Sampkin May 29, 2022
190 Janice VanMarter May 29, 2022
189 Marion Friedl May 15, 2022
188 Patti Molero May 14, 2022
187 Alessia Di Buono May 14, 2022
186 Ava Fox May 06, 2022
185 Ava Fox May 06, 2022
184 Angela Dennis May 05, 2022
183 Cheryl Harlow Apr 29, 2022
182 Mitra Pejman Apr 29, 2022
181 karin schmitz Apr 25, 2022
180 Frank Schultz Apr 24, 2022
179 SANDRA LOFARO HUMANS ARE THE CRUELEST ANIMAL ON EARTH! Apr 21, 2022
178 Raymond Moore Apr 20, 2022
177 Roslyn Pollinger Apr 20, 2022
176 Angela Dennis Apr 10, 2022
175 Sydney Allrud Apr 10, 2022
174Anonymous She should face severe charges for all crimes. Apr 07, 2022
173 Juliana Jordan-Huber Apr 05, 2022
172 Jocelyn Warburton Apr 01, 2022

PRIOR SIGNATURES : 15969