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Slain Flight Attendant's Daughter Charged in Murder

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    Lake County Sheriff's Office
    Alyssa Barrett (right) faces murder charges in connection with the death of her mother, DeCarol Deloney-Cain.

    The pregnant teen daughter of a United Airlines flight attendant found dead in the trunk of a car in Gary, Indiana, earlier this month has been implicated in her slaying.

    Alyssa Barrett, 17, faces charges of murder and robbery resulting in bodily injury in connection with the death of her mother, 54-year-old DeCarol Deloney-Cain.

    Barrett's boyfriend, 18-year-old Damarius Wren, was charged with first-degree murder in the case earlier this month.

    Murder Charges Filed in Death of Flight Attendant

    [CHI] Murder Charges Filed in Death of Flight Attendant
    7/11/2014: According to court documents, daughter was aware of plan to rob DeCarol Deloney-Cain. NBC 5's Anthony Ponce reports.

    According to court documents, the killing took place at the victim's Crown Point home on July 3 with Barrett present in the home when Wren attacked her mother.

    Wren is accused of placing a pillow case over Deloney-Cain's head and repeatedly smashing her head against a staircase in the basement before stabbing her to death.

    Flight Attendant Found in Trunk of Car

    [CHI] Flight Attendant Found in Trunk of Car
    Gary police are investigating after finding a woman’s body stuffed inside an abandoned car in a wooded area in the 2000 block of East 22nd Place. NBC 5’s Rob Elgas talks to the victim's son.

    According to the Post-Tribune, the mother and daughter had a "fragile" relationship which got worse after Barrett became pregnant earlier this summer.

    Both suspects are being held without bail.