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Hoke County Woman Charged With Murdering Baby, Could Get Death Penalty

Posted March 3, 2004

— A Hoke County teenager accused of killing her 6-week-old baby could get the death penalty.

A judge has given prosecutors permission to seek capital punishment for 17-year-old LaToya McLean.

Roughly three months ago, she was charged with first-degree murder in the death of her son, Nasir Jones.

According to autopsy reports, Nasir died from blows to the head.

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