Verna McClain told her fiance she had given birth to their child. But after she suffered a miscarriage, authorities said, she went looking for another baby to present to him. Now she’s accused of killing a young mother to take one by force.
Investigators say McClain waited outside a pediatrician’s office north of Houston and shot Kala Golden before taking her tiny newborn son, who was only 3 days old. Little Keegan Golden was found unharmed hours later with McClain’s sister — who was told that her sister planned to adopt the boy. He is back with family members.
McClain is charged with capital murder and was being held Wednesday without bond. Authorities say she admitted attacking the woman Tuesday and stealing her baby from his mother’s pickup truck. McClain, 30, who listed a Houston address, was separated from her husband, with whom she had raised three children.
McClain had told her fiance she had given birth to their child. Instead, McClain had miscarried, said Capt. Bruce Zenor of the Montgomery County sheriff’s office. Her fiancé, who was not identified Wednesday, is being interviewed by authorities.
McClain’s children are with a family member in the county, authorities said. Investigators said McClain’s statements included information only the shooter would know and indicated Tuesday’s attack was part of a wider plan to kidnap any child. Golden was simply a convenient target, authorities said. McClain’s children are with a family member in the county, authorities said.
Kala Golden died protecting her baby from McClain. How about you — what are you willing to do to protect your child? Tell us your thoughts!
Source: Yahoo News