Police Make Arrest in Slaying of Collin County Single Mother

By Reginald Hardwick
|  Monday, Feb 24, 2014  |  Updated 9:47 AM CDT
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Police Make Arrest in Slaying of Single Mother

Collin County Jail

Michael Kevin Adams, 50, arrested in Melissa, Texas

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Police in the Collin County community of Melissa arrested a 50-year-old man in connection with the slaying of his ex-fiance.

The body of single mother Nicole Leger was discovered by her 17-year-old son in Sept., 2013.

As of Saturday afternoon, Michael Kevin Adams remained in the Collin County jail on $10 million bond and a capital murder charge.

Shortly before the woman's death, neighbors told NBC DFW that Leger moved in to a home in Melissa after living in Frisco.

She was described as a good mother to her son.

Police treated the case as a homicide because the body showed signs of trauma.

Leger's killing was the first murder in Melissa in recent memory.

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