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Woman Who Cyberbullied Dying Child Arrested

CHILD PORNOGRAPHY Man at computer with dithered image of person on screen, with handcuffs
Jennifer Petkov, the 33-year-old woman who cyberbullied terminally ill seven-year-old Kathleen Edward and her dead mother, was arrested on today on charges of assault using a dangerous weapon and reckless driving after allegedly trying to use her car to run over a neighbor, reports

Tana Boling was crossing the street on her way to Kathleen Edward's grandmother's house on Oct. 13 when Petkov darted out of her driveway.

"Her car was in her driveway. I didn't notice if anyone was inside, it's just there. When I got so far into the street, she came speeding out of her driveway right toward me. If I didn't get out of the way she would have hit me, there is no doubt," Boling told

Petkov remains in jail, pending a bond of $75,000 or 10 percent paid for release. She faces up to four years in prison if convicted of felonious driving.

Petkov admitted to posting a picture of Edward's face with skull and crossbones on Facebook, as well as a picture of her mother with the Grim Reaper. She also painted her truck to look like a hearse. Both Kathleen and her mother were diagnosed with Huntington's Disease, a debilitating disorder, which progressively destroys the mind and control of the body.

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