Grand Jury Indicts Woman for Burning Home, Killing Animals


(Anchorage, AK) November 12, 2021  – An Anchorage grand jury this week indicted Wendy Seltenreich, 37, on one depend of first-degree arson, one depend of second-degree arson, one depend of third-degree arson, one depend of first-degree prison mischief, one depend of third-degree prison mischief and three counts of felony cruelty to animals for burning down the residence situated at 2136 Loussac Drive in Anchorage. Three canine have been killed within the fireplace.

In addition, Seltenreich has been charged with one depend of violating her circumstances of launch in a distinct case, in addition to 10 counts of first-degree illegal contact.

If convicted at trial, Seltenreich faces a sentence of as much as 20 years imprisonment for the first-degree arson and prison mischief expenses, as much as 10 years imprisonment for the second-degree arson cost, and as much as 5 years for every of the third-degree arson, third-degree prison mischief, and animal cruelty expenses. She faces a most interval of imprisonment of 1 12 months for the illegal contact expenses and as much as 90 days for violating circumstances of launch.

These expenses are solely allegations and aren’t proof of guilt. Defendants are presumed harmless and are entitled to a good trial at which the prosecution should show guilt past an inexpensive doubt.

Seltenreich is at present within the custody of the Department of Corrections. Bail is about at $5,000 plus a court docket permitted third-party custodian. She is scheduled to be arraigned earlier than the Superior Court in Anchorage as we speak.

Source: AK Department of Law