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UPDATE: Jaci Jackson Sentenced to 10-years for SAU Horse Theft

Jaci Jackson, the former Southern Arkansas University student charged in the theft of five horses from SAU, was sentenced to 10-years in an Arkansas Correctional Facility, in a Columbia County court room, Thursday morning.
UPDATE:  FEB 6th, 2014

MAGNOLIA, AR. – Jaci Jackson, who was involved in a deadly horse theft from Southern Arkansas University in November of 2011, was sentenced to 10-years in an Arkansas Correctional Facility Thursday Morning. 

Jackson, along with her mother Windy Cox and her boyfriend, Billy Hamilton stole five horses from the SAU Rodeo stables, and transported them to Oklahoma.  During the ordeal, one horse, Credit-Card died. 

Last month, Jackson was also convicted in an Oklahoma Court on related charges, and was sentenced to serve 3 ½ years behind bars.  


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UPDATE:  6:00PM

South Arkansas University Issued the following statement on the sentencing of Jaci Jackson. 

“The theft of five horses from SAU has been a traumatic event for everyone at the University and our community and we are extremely glad to get it behind us so we can move forward. We want to thank everyone for all the tremendous support we have received.”  

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Idabel, OK -- Jaci Jackson, the former Southern Arkansas University student charged in the theft of five horses from SAU, has been sentenced to 3 and a half years in an Oklahoma prison.

The theft from the Muleriders Stables happened in November 2011.

Jackson also received seven years on probation on related charges.

Jackson, her mother Wendi Cox and others were accused of stealing the horses and taking them to location in Oklahoma.

One of the horses was killed and the four others were recovered.

Wendi Cox was sentenced to 60 years in prison in April 2013 for her role.

Jackson also faces charges in Columbia County and is due to be sentenced on Thursday, February 6.
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