LAKE COUNTY, Ind. (Chicago Tribune) -- A Merrillville, Ind. woman has been charged with killing her 10-year-old brother.
Married couple April Lynn Kuchta Wright and Rachel Rose Wright, both 26, were each charged on Oct. 23 with one count of murder, aggravated battery, neglect of a dependent resulting in death, and battery of a person less than 14 years old.
April Wright, who previously was known as April Kuchta, was convicted in 2011 of luring a 17-year-old boy to her Valparaiso home, placing him in handcuffs at knifepoint and sexually assaulting him in February 2011, the Times of Northwest Indiana reports. And she is currently serving a year on probation for pepper-spraying an ex-girlfriend in the face during an attack in January 2019 at a Hobart motel room, court records show.