Texas LVN shoots and kills new mom, abducts 3 day old baby

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    I just read this. So very sad! Thankfully the baby boy was found alive and well and is being reunited with his father. Thoughts and prayers to Kala Marie Golden's family and loved ones.


    "SPRING, Texas — A registered nurse has been charged with capital murder in the shooting of a young mother and the abduction of her newborn son at a pediatric clinic near Houston, a prosecutor said Wednesday.Montgomery County District Attorney Brett Ligon told ABC's "Good Morning America" that Verna McClain was charged early Wednesday in the killing of Kala Marie Golden...."

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    Horrible!! Did not state if nurse was working anywhere. I really feel for that family.
    elprup likes this.
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    I read the entire article. That poor woman, fatally injured and trying to retrieve her baby. It makes me physically ill that someone, and a nurse at that!, could do this. How dreadfully sad and needless.
    nuangel1 and elprup like this.
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    Just an FYI y'all - I checked our BON website "Verna McClain" is an LVN (licensed in Oct, 2010), not an RN. Doesn't make it any less horrible, but the press should at least check facts before publication - it's easy enough to do.
    SandraCVRN, VickyRN, Bortaz, RN, and 4 others like this.
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    this simply blows my mind and makes my heart ache...

    houston— capital murder charges have been filed against a woman investigators say
    fatally shot a mother outside a woodlands-area pediatric center [color=#333333]so she could kidnap the victim’s baby. the suspect, 30-year-old verna mcclain, was in custody wednesday morning.

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    I don't expect many 'facts' from most news agencies. But this story will more than likely be copied by Law and Order next season.

    Since it's Texas I don't think we'll have to worry about this crazy woman getting out in public again.
    Kittypower123 likes this.
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    The first report I heard of this said she was a registered nurse. This says she's an LPN. I wonder if she's even a licensed nurse. I don't know how many times I've heard of criminal cases involving "nurses," and then it turns out that they were CNAs or CMAs.
    elprup and gonzo1 like this.
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    The first report I heard said RN, then the most recent one said LPN. Either way, that's basically irrelevant, though undoubtedly, much will be made of the fact that she is some kind of caregiver.
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    Threads merged.
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    Why must the media attach that she was a nurse onto it in the first place? You never see Michigan carpenter strung up and killed blah blah or Alaska welfare recipient in tragic DUI.
    msn10, elprup, OnlybyHisgraceRN, and 1 other like this.

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