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Suspect ordered held in Md. case of slain mom, sonMan charged with killing estranged wife, suspected in stepson's death held without bail
ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) ' A man charged with killing his estranged wife in Maryland and suspected in the death of his stepson has been ordered held without bail.
Curtis M. Lopez made his first court appearance Thursday in Montgomery County. He is charged with murder in the death of 51-year-old Jane McQuain. He arrived in Maryland Wednesday from Charlotte, N.C., where he was arrested Oct. 13.
McQuain's 11-year-son William was found dead the following week. Prosecutors say they expect to charge Lopez in the boy's death, and noted that a baseball bat was found near the boy's body.
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