Ex-nurse faces 3rd, 4th mur­der charges in chil­dren’s deaths

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SAN AN­TO­NIO | A for­mer nurse who pros­e­cu­tors be­lieve could be re­spon­si­ble in the deaths of up to 60 Texas chil­dren has been in­dicted on two new mur­der charges.

The Bexar County Dis­trict At­tor­ney’s Of­fice said in a state­ment that Genene Jones, 66, was in­dicted Thurs­day in the deaths of an 8-month-old in 1981 and a 4-month-old a year later.

She now faces four new mur­der charges, all filed in about the last month.

Jones is serv­ing con­cur­rent 99-year and 60-year sen­tences in state prison for the 1982 killing of an­other tod­dler and the sick­en­ing of a 4-week-old boy who sur­vived.

She was sched­uled for re­lease in March un­der a manda­tory re­lease law in place when she was con­victed, but Dis­trict At­tor­ney Nico LaHood pre­vi­ously has said he’s try­ing to en­sure she never leaves prison be­cause she’s linked to the deaths of many more chil­dren who died in the early 1980s ei­ther dur­ing her shifts or shortly af­ter.

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