Grand jurors return two new murder indictments against former nurse Genene Jones

Genene Jones

Former nurse Genene Jones is facing two new murder charges.

Bexar County District Attorney Nicholas LaHood said Thursday a Bexar County Grand Jury the new indictments are for the July 3, 1981 murder of 8-month-old Richard "Ricky" Nelson and for the January 17, 1982 murder of 4 1/2 month-old Patrick Zavala.

LaHood announced last week Jones had been indicted for the September 16, 1981 murder of Rosemary Vega. She was also indicted last month for the December 12, 1981 murder of Joshua Sawyer .

The Grand Jury recommended Jones’ bond be set at $1 million each for these two new indictments.

Jones is scheduled to be released from prison in March 2018. However, prior to her release, she will be extradited back to Bexar County to await trial for the new charges. She is currently in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Lane Murray Unit in Gatesville, Texas.

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