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Teen to stand trial for her stepmother's death

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WARREN COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A Warren County teen is scheduled to appear in court Monday.

The teen is charged with the murder of her stepmother.

Tyla Denise Vega will stand before a judge Monday for the shooting death of Alicia Vega, which happened in May 2011.

According to Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace the victim was discovered at the family's mobile home in Warren County with a gunshot wound to the head.

Tyla Vega was on the run until she was caught in Greenville.

A previous trial date was set, but later postponed until August 20th to determine if the teen was mentally competent to stand trial.

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