Irving Mom Charged In Son's Death Waives Hearing

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    Julianne McCrery and her son Camden Pierce Hughes.

    Prosecutors say a woman charged with killing her 6-year-old son in New Hampshire and dumping his body in Maine has waived a court hearing on the evidence against her.

    Forty-two-year-old Julianne McCrery of Irving, Texas, was expected to be in Hampton District Court on Thursday.

    Irving Mother Charged with Murder

    [DFW] Irving Mother Charged with Murder
    Julianne McCrery, 42, of Irving, Texas, was ordered held without bail Thursday on second-degree murder charges. She's accused of killing her 6-year-old son in Maine. (Published Thursday, May 19, 2011)

    The body of her son, Camden Hughes, was found under a blanket on a back road in South Berwick, Maine, on May 14. Authorities launched a nationwide appeal in search of his identity and his killer.

    McCrery was arrested May 17 at a Massachusetts truck stop and arraigned in New Hampshire on a charge of second-degree murder.

    Irving Woman's Truck Seized

    [DFW] Irving Woman's Truck Seized
    State Police took custody of Julianne McCrery's truck, it matches the description of a truck seen near where the boy's body was found. (Published Wednesday, May 18, 2011)

    New Hampshire prosecutors say Hughes was killed in New Hampshire, possibly at a Hampton motel McCrery checked into the night before his body was discovered.