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Suspect in Nevada woman’s death was on probation

TULSA, Okla. – A teenager charged in the slaying of a Reno woman in Jenks, Okla., was on court-supervised probation when he was arrested, records show.

Scott Mooney faces first-degree murder and burglary charges in the December shooting death of Mary Escue, 47, who was visiting her parents in Oklahoma. A not-guilty plea was entered on his behalf on the charges, the Tulsa World reported Saturday.

Juvenile records show Mooney was put on probation in May on a charge of cruelty to animals, the World reported.

Authorities said the teen shot Escue, whose body was found at her parents’ home in Jenks. Police said the teen broke in to look for money, shot Escue and stole her car.

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