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59-year-old woman stabs sister to death • David Koresh’s mother was found dead of stab wounds. Her sister has been charged.
2009 01 24
Branch Davidian leader David Koresh’s mother was found dead Friday of stab wounds. Her sister has been charged.
HOUSTON — The mother of infamous Branch Davidian sect leader David Koresh has been stabbed to death, and Koresh’s aunt was in custody on a murder charge Saturday.
Bonnie Clark Halderman, 60, was found Friday afternoon at the home of her sister, Beverly Clark, in a rural area near Chandler, Henderson County Sheriff Ray Nutt said. Chandler is about 175 miles north of Houston.
“It’s still under investigation, and we really don’t know what the motive was or what caused this to happen,” Nutt said Saturday.
He said deputies were called to the home Friday and the two women were the only people in the house when deputies arrived. A knife believed to be the murder weapon was found.
Clark, 54, was being held without bail pending a court appearance. Jail officials said she did not yet have an attorney to speak for her….(Full Story)
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