Murderer's girlfriend's case dismissed

BEAUMONT, TX (News Release) - (KTRE) - Charlotte Mallow's case was dismissed today in Nacogdoches County. She was scheduled to go to trial today. Mallow was accused of hindering the apprehension of John Presley after he murdered his estranged wife, Stephanie Fowler Presley in 2009.

A venue issue led to the dismissal. Further investigation shows Mallow was in Pasadena at the time of the murder, not in Nacogdoches County.

Prosecutor Ryan Chambers says the case isn't being dropped. Attempts will be made to indict her in a county where Mallow and Presley spent time together after Stephanie's murder.

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