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19-Year-Old Charged With Killing Her Mother in Lancaster

The woman being arraigned was arrested Sunday in lieu of $2 million bail

What to Know

  • Destiny Hammack is set to be arraigned this afternoon at the Lancaster courthouse.
  • Diane Hammack had suffered blunt force trauma to her upper body, according to Deputy Tracy Koerner.

A 19-year-old Lancaster woman was charged Tuesday with murdering her mother, who was found dead Sunday in Lancaster.

Destiny Hammack is set to be arraigned this afternoon at the Lancaster courthouse.

Sheriff's deputies called about 2 p.m. Sunday to the 45300 block of Seventh Street East found 62-year-old Diane Hammack dead. She had suffered blunt force trauma to her upper body, according to Deputy Tracy Koerner.

Her daughter was arrested about 2:30 p.m. Sunday and was jailed in lieu of $2 million bail.

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