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Mom Of Suspect In Girl’s Shooting Being Investigated

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BALTIMORE (AP) — The mother of a 13-year-old Baltimore boy who admitted to accidentally shooting a girl with a rifle is herself under investigation.

That’s according to the woman’s lawyer, who tells The Baltimore Sun that a prosecutor told him his client’s DNA was found on the girl’s bra.

The woman’s son this week admitted accidentally shooting 13-year-old Monae Turnage, whose body was carried out of a rowhouse and disposed of with garbage bags. Another child admitted to helping conceal Turnage’s body.

Attorney Isaac Klein says a prosecutor alerted him to the DNA link and asked if there was a reasonable explanation.

Turnage’s relatives say they were also told about the DNA by homicide detectives. They say they were told it could show she was involved in moving the body.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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