BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Wed, Mar 26, 2014
LAWTON — Two Lawton women facing separate manslaughter charges have been bound over for trial.
During hearings Tuesday in Comanche County Circuit Court, Natasha Anzaldua was ordered to stand trial for the stabbing death last July of her husband, Moses Anguiano. Also, Misty Yeats was ordered to stand trial for the death in September of Harold Otts.
Authorities say Yeats was driving with a suspended license when she struck and killed Otts as he was trying to cross Interstate 44 on foot.
Both women have pleaded not guilty.
BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Thu, Mar 20, 2014
LAWTON — A preliminary hearing has been delayed for a Lawton man charged in the death of his wife, who was found buried in his backyard.
David Baird was due in court Wednesday, but his preliminary hearing was pushed back to May 21. Baird is charged with first-degree murder, unlawful desecration of a dead body and other charges in the death of his wife, Claudine Marroquin.
Police say Marroquin died around Aug. 31. Investigators allege that Baird partially buried the body then covered it with a swimming pool liner and old tires in an attempt to hide the crime.
A local newspaper reports that Baird’s hearing was delayed because neither prosecutors nor defense attorneys had received a complete copy of Marroquin’s