Murder Charge

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Linda Nash

Mother faces murder charge

By Billy Davis

Panola County authorities announced late Monday that a 16-year-old mother has been charged with murdering her newborn infant.

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Linda Nash has been charged as an adult. She was taken into custody Monday afternoon after being released from a hospital, said Assistant District Attorney Jay Hale.

Her bond is set at $100,000, Hale said.

Preliminary autopsy reports show that the baby boy died from stab wounds according to sheriff Otis Griffin during a news conference Monday afternoon.