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Evaluation ordered in Ogden murder case

OGDEN (AP) — Psychological evaluations have been ordered for an Ogden woman charged with murder in the death of her 2-month-old son.

A 2nd District judge last week also set bail for 25-year-old Jewell Hendricks at $250,000.

Charges say Hendricks' infant son, Robert Hendricks, was smothered with a sleeping bag and had a skull fracture and other injuries.

Police say Hendricks called 911 Jan. 24 to report that her baby had stopped breathing. He died on the way to the hospital. Robert was one of two twin boys.

Hendricks' public defender, Ryan Bushell, said Monday he has concerns about his client's mental state and that's why he requested the evaluations last week.

Another court hearing is set for April 1.