Mother charged in connection with Meadowlake murder pleads not guilty

Posted at: 06/03/2014 12:28 PM
Updated at: 06/03/2014 12:30 PM
By: Nikki Ibarra, KOB Eyewitness News 4

The mother of a teenage boy, accused of murder, pleaded not guilty in a Valencia county courtroom Tuesday.

Loretta Villalobos faces charges of child abuse and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

Her son, Brandon Villalobos, 15, is accused of killing his 12-year-old friend in February. Authorities believed Loretta Villalobos was partially responsible for Alex Madrid’s murder.