Prosection not seeking death penalty in Waco capital murder trial

Monday, January 28, 2013 - 2:11pm

Prosecutors in McLennan County have announced that they will not pursue the death penalty for a Waco woman accused of capital murder.

Yolanda Renee Leonard Lind will stand trial for the October 2008 stabbing death of her mother, Rebecca Leonard. Rebecca’s boyfriend, Jerry Patterson was also stabbed during the attack. Patterson managed to survive.

Lind’s boyfriend, Jeremy Lowery, has also been charged with capital murder for his role in Rebecca’s death and the attack on her boyfriend.

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