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Three teens arrested in slaying of 81-year-old Bakersfield woman

April 19, 2010 |  3:55 pm

Three teenagers have been arrested in connection with the slaying of an 81-year-old Bakersfield woman who had been found in her home last week mortally wounded.

Two of the suspects are sisters: Angelique Nash, 17, and Katila Nash, 15, the Kern County Sheriff's Department said. The third suspect, David Deshawn Moses, 17, was turned over to authorities by his family's pastor.

The three were booked on charges of murder, burglary and conspiracy, authorities said.

Dorothy Sessions was found in her home Wednesday by her grandson. Authorities said she had been beaten. She died later at a hospital.

Kern County authorities said the three teenagers had been seen roaming Sessions' neighborhood before she was slain. They were taken into custody Saturday and Sunday.

-- Robert J. Lopez