Trial date set for Smith Co. woman indicted for killing babysitter

Published: Aug. 3, 2011 at 4:10 PM CDT
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TYLER, TX (KLTV) - A trial date has been set for a Smith County woman indicted in the asphyxiation death of her son's babysitter.

According to Smith County judicial records, 44-year-old Kimberly Cargill's trial date has been set for February 13, 2012.

Smith County deputies say Cargill killed Cherry Walker to stop her from testifying in a custody hearing.

Walker's burned body was discovered on a Smith County road, just south of Tyler, off of Paluxy Road in June of 2010.

Cargill faces the death penalty if convicted.

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