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.
UPDATE: Nov. 20, 10:42 a.m.
Cindi Baker, 61, a Clay County woman, is charged with aggravated assault causing death. Wednesday morning her bond was set at $ 100,000.
Baker is charged with aggravated assault family violence with a deadly weapon after authorities say she stabbed her husband in the chest.
Deputies arrived at the home and said the daughter was on the floor of a bedroom sitting next to the body of her father, James Baker, 52.
They say a bloody knife was on the floor next to him and he had a wound in the chest.
Deputies say Cindi Baker told them she and her husband had been arguing and that he grabbed a knife and told her to stab him, and she took the knife and stabbed him.
The daughter told the deputies her mother had called her and told her she had stabbed her father and he was dead. She drove there and called authorities.
CLAY CO. (KFDX/KJTL)— A woman was arrested on Tuesday following the fatal stabbing of her husband in Clay County.
61-year-old Cindi Baker is charged with aggravated assault causing death, and her bond has not been set yet.
The Clay County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call at around 6 a.m. Tuesday to the 100 block of Wheat street in Charlie from an individual stating that her father had been stabbed by her mother.
When deputies arrived at the residence, they found a deceased male.
An investigation revealed that the victim was stabbed one time in the chest.
More information will be released once the suspect has been formally charged.
This investigation is still ongoing, stay with Texoma’s Homepage as we work to learn more information.