A Woman Charged with Killing Mom in Lancaster
Lancaster woman was charged today with killing her 62-year-old mother at their home, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced. Deputy District Attorney Emily Cole said Destiny Maenique Hammack (dob 3/31/00) faces one count of murder in case MA076088. Arraignment is scheduled today in Department A01 of the Los Angeles County Superior Court, Antelope Valley Branch. According to the criminal complaint, Diane Hammack was killed on or about April 13 and 14. The victim was found dead on her bed, the prosecutor said. Destiny Hammack faces a possible maximum sentence of 25 years to life in state prison. Bail is scheduled at $2 million. The case remains under investigation by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Lancaster Station.