CASA GRANDE, Ariz. — A Casa Grande mother accused of killing a daughter
and of trying to poison her three other children remains jailed without bond
after pleading not guilty.
The Casa Grande Dispatch reported that 35-year-old
Connie Villa entered her plea when she was arraigned Friday in Pinal County
Superior Court. Villa remains in the county jail in Florence.
Villa is charged with one count of first-degree murder in the death of her
13-year-old daughter and four counts of attempted murder of her three younger
children and of her ex-husband. He was stabbed.