Suspect in fatal Denver hit-run faces tiger charges, too
DENVER, Colorado ” A woman arrested in a Denver hit-and-run collision that killed two Connecticut women has a previous DUI conviction and faces charges of illegal possession of a tiger cub.
Sandra Lee Jacobson was arrested on suspicion of vehicular homicide, vehicular assault and driving under the influence. Police say her pickup sideswiped a cab taking the women to the airport.
Fifty-four-year-old Kathy Krasniewicz and 71-year-old Kate McClelland, both of Riverside, Conn., were ejected and killed after the cab ran off the road.
The Rocky Mountain News reports Jacobson was convicted of driving under the influence in Douglas County in 2006.
The Denver Post says she’s scheduled for trial in March in the tiger case. Prosecutors say she had a 7-month-old Bengal tiger cub.