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Woman, 19, charged with killing her grandmother near Frederick
Woman, 19, charged with killing her grandmother near Frederick

The 19-year-old granddaughter of a 67-year-old woman who was stabbed to death in her front yard in Jefferson Monday afternoon has been charged with her killing, State Police said Wednesday. Hestina Harris, 19, faces murder charges in the death of Lillie Morris, 67, police said. Police initially reported Morris was 77. Harris, who lived with Morris at the home in the 5400 block of Burkittsville Road, was arrested Wednesday at a family member's residence and taken to Frederick County Detention Center, police said. No attorney was listed for Harris in online court records. Police did not release a motive or say how investigators linked Harris to her grandmother's killing. ...

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