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Jennifer Porter, the dance teacher involved in a 2005 hit and run case, files for bankruptcy

TAMPA — Jennifer Porter, the dance teacher who fled in her car after killing two children and injuring two others in a hit and run crash, filed for bankruptcy Monday under Chapter 7, which entails the total liquidation of non-exempt assets without a plan for repayment.

In court papers, she lists $37,961.15 worth of debt accumulated in 11 different credit accounts. She lists $3,675 worth of assets, including a 1997 Toyota Celica, clothes, furniture and a $20 television. She lists her gross monthly income as $800.

Porter, 33, lives with her family and owns a dance studio. In 2005, she pleaded guilty to a charge of leaving the scene of a crash with death. She has served two years of house arrest and continues to serve three years of probation.

Jennifer Porter, the dance teacher involved in a 2005 hit and run case, files for bankruptcy 10/19/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, October 20, 2009 11:30am]
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