Update: Bond denied for Texas nurse accused in baby theft

Verna McClain was said to have remained silent during today's bond hearing in Conroe.

Montgomery County District Attorney Brett Ligon argued the 30-year-old nurse committed a "cold, calculated and premeditated murder."

Defense attorney E. Tay Bond had asked for a bond of $100,000 or less for McClain. AP is reporting a judge has denied bond for a nurse accused of fatally shooting a young mother to kidnap her newborn son.

The shooting occurred last Tuesday, outside of Northwoods Pediatric Center, killed 28-year-old Kala Golden Schuchardt. She leaves behind two children and her husband, Keith.

Her 3-day-old son was abducted, but found safe hours later with McClain's sister. The baby was reunited with his father soon after.

Investigators believe McClain was desperate for a baby after suffering a miscarriage. McClain herself is a mother of three.

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