Spokesman: Chimp attack victim not coming to Stamford

The Stamford woman who was mauled by a chimpanzee in 2009 might not be back home tonight after all.Charla Nash had announced she was planning

STAMFORD - The Stamford woman who was mauled by a chimpanzee in 2009 might not be back home tonight after all.

Charla Nash had announced she was planning on attending her daughter's graduation from Westhill High School tonight.

John Orr, a family spokesman, say Nash now is planning to skip the ceremony because she's afraid her presence would disrupt the ceremony and cause what he called a media circus.

Nash is currently being treated at a Boston hospital and is under evaluation for a possible face and hand transplant.

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