Hoke County Woman Charged With Murdering Baby, Could Get Death Penalty
Posted March 3, 2004 1:57 a.m. EST
HOKE COUNTY, N.C. — 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.