A Lubbock woman has received an upgraded charge of Capital Murder in connection to a death in East Lubbock.

In addition to the Capital Murder charge, 49 year-old Leticia Denise Smith, has also been charged with Assault and Resisting Arrest.

On Sunday morning, March 8, Lubbock Police were called out to a home in the 3300 block of East 16th Street.  That’s where they found the body of 79 year-old Wanda Porter. The specific cause of Porter’s death hasn’t been released.

Meanwhile, bonds totaling over $361,000 dollars have been issued against Smith after she was arraigned on Monday.

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