Polk Co. woman indicted for murdering significant other

POLK COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A Polk County mom is behind bars for killing her child's father. Daisha Tipton has been indicted for the murder of her live-in boyfriend Gervin Polite.

Authorities discovered his body in March, lifeless on the couple's Livingston-area front porch. They discovered Polite laying on the front porch with a gunshot wound.

Lieutenant Craig Finegan says during their investigation, they evaluated the couple's history and on-going family issues. They worked with the Polk County District Attorney's Office.

They made the decision to present the case to a grand jury before charging Tipton with murder.

She was bailed out of the county jail by her attorney on a $25,000.00 bond.

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