Jeannie Lynn Marvel (Source: New Hanover County Sheriff's Office)
The home on Scratch Court.
NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) – A woman accused of trying to kill her 9-year-old daughter and pet cat made her first court appearance Tuesday.
According to the sheriff's office, Jeannie Lynn Marvel was arrested and charged Friday with attempted first degree murder and felonious cruelty to animals.
Marvel asked for a court appointed attorney Tuesday and told the judge she doesn't have a job, assets and no vehicles. She said her mother owns the house she lives in with her sister, who pays the bills.
Deputies said they responded to a call September 9 for an unresponsive female at home along Scratch Court.