Hoke County Will Not Seek Death Penalty Against Teenage Mother
Posted June 2, 2004 3:19 a.m. EDT
RAEFORD, N.C. — Prosecutors in Hoke County say they will not seek the death penalty for a teenage mother accused of killing her baby.
Prosecutors believe 17-year-old Latoya McLean beat her 6-week-old son to death on Dec. 1.
Autopsy reports show Nasir Jones suffered severe head and spinal injuries.
McLean is jailed in Raleigh.