Old Texas Law to Set Convicted Baby Killer Free

Genene Jones will be released from prison in 2017 after serving one third of a 99-year sentence.
1:36 | 07/26/13

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Mean Jones is suspected in the deaths of as many as fifty babies while she was working as a nurse in San Antonio -- -- bill. But after serving roughly thirty years of a life sentence she's getting out. But she'll have served less than one year. For every infant death that she is credited with that's unheard of. A mandatory release law that existed when she was convicted gives her time off for good behavior. And orders her to be released in 2017. Hundreds -- quality gavel. Because it's wrong person you know if you guess wrong she should not get out. The murder of fifteen month old Chelsea McClellan is the one prosecutors used to put Jones in prison. The toddler died when Jones injected her with a drug that caused her death. -- McClellan we -- is the child's mother she allowed her baby's body to be exhumed so that the drug could link Jones to the murder. I can imagine my home state and allowing a serial killer who won't try to -- Calm angry. The one thing that could keep Jones in prison. Is if she were to be convicted for the death of another child. That is certainly available -- death that evidence can be mustered. There's no statute of limitations on murder. It has happened before serial killer -- Eugene watts was scheduled to be let out but another victim was located. Right before his release date those who worked with -- Jones say it needs to happen in this case or Jones will kill again. There is not a -- and you never ever want to be Elian I didn't ever. I haven't -- -- have been along and being really.

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