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Verna McClain, Texas nurse accused of murder and baby abduction, had miscarried

This photo provided April 18, 2012, by the Montgomery County, Texas, Sheriffâ??s office shows Verna McClain. McClain is charged with capital murder in the killing of 28-year-old Kala Marie Golden. Authorities say McClain admitted to fatally shooting Golden in a town near Houston and abducting the dying womanâ??s newborn son whom she apparently intended to adopt. AP Photo/Montgomery County Sheriff

Verna McClain
AP Photo/Montgomery County Sheriff

(CBS/AP) SPRING, Texas - Authorities say Texas nurse Verna McClain, the woman accused of killing a young mother and abducting a 3-day-old boy, had suffered a recent miscarriage.

Pictures: Nurse admits to shooting mom, abducting baby

Officials in Montgomery County say McClain had told her fiance' she had given birth to his child. After she had a miscarriage, McClain allegedly killed Kala Golden and abducted Keegan Golden from outside a pediatrician's office in suburban Houston. Keegan was found unharmed hours later with McClain's sister.

The sheriff's office said Wednesday that McClain tried to represent Keegan as her own child. Her sister allegedly told authorities that McClain had plans to "do the adoption" after taking Keegan.

McClain now faces a capital murder charge and is being held without bail. Her fiance', who was not identified, is being interviewed by authorities.

More on Crimesider:
April 18, 2012 - Texas nurse Verna McClain admits shooting Kala Marie Golden and abducting her newborn, authorities say
April 18, 2010 - Texas woman Verna McClain charged with capital murder for shooting mother Kala Marie Golden, kidnapping newborn, prosecutor says


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