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Lawsuit Filed Against Owner of Dog that Killed Garland Co. Woman

The woman's son is suing for $2.5 million in damages.
HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE, AR -- The son of a woman authorities say was attacked and killed by a bull mastiff has filed a civil lawsuit against the dog's owner and the person caring for it at the time.

The suit seeks $2.5 million in damages as a result of his mother's death, claiming multiple instances of negligence, including releasing without restraint a 130 pound dog on a public way and harboring a dangerous animal.

Joan Kappen was killed by the dog on Nov. 21 while walking down Ornado Lane in Hot Springs Village.
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