UPDATE: Wife indicted for murder of husband in Clay County

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61-year-old Cindi Baker is charged with aggravated assault causing death, and her bond has not been set yet.


UPDATE: Feb. 19, 2020, 3:16 p.m.

On Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, a Clay County grand jury indicted Cindi Rawlins Baker, 61, for the murder of her husband James Baker, 52, according to District Attorney Casey Polhemus.

The Clay County Sherif’s office led an investigation in conjunction with the Texas Rangers and the 97th District Attorney’s Office.

“I am proud of the teamwork that led to the indictment, and Sheriff Lemons and I are committed to seeking justice in this case,” Polhemus said.

Based on the investigation Clay County Sheriff Kenny Lemmons and the 97th District Attorney’s Office are now pursuing the charge of murder against Cindi Rawlins Baker.