Photo of Jaci Rae Jackson courtesy KSLA.
IDABEL, Okla. (AP) - A preliminary hearing is under way in McCurtain County for a former Southern Arkansas University student charged with bringing stolen rodeo horses from the school into Oklahoma.
The hearing began Monday morning for former SAU rodeo team member Jaci Jackson. She's charged with charged with animal cruelty, concealing stolen property and knowingly bringing stolen property into the state.
Prosecutors allege that Jackson stole five horses from the university's stables in Magnolia. Four of the horses were found alive in McCurtain County and a fifth - named Credit Card - was shot to death and had its throat cut.
Jackson faces related charges in Arkansas.
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