Tucson woman faces murder charge after son dies - Tucson News Now

Tucson woman faces murder charge after son dies

Jean Cataline Jean Cataline
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Child abuse charges against a Tucson woman have been upgraded to include murder after the death of her son today.

Police say Jean Cataline, 49, called 911  Jan. 30 to report that she had strangled her son with a cord.

She was charged with attempted murder and child abuse.

Today the 10-year-old boy died, and Cataline is now charged with first-degree murder.

Tucson News Now's Carissa Planalp is following this case and will have more on KOLD News 13 at 5 p.m. You can follow her on Twitter at @CarissaTNN.

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