Bond reset: Margaret Sanchez’ bond set at $251,000

Hold on Lockhart suspect lifted by judge

Margaret Sanchez’ bond set at $251,000

Increase follows filing of new felony charge


A Tangipahoa Parish judge late Tuesday increased bond to $1 million for a woman named as a suspect in the murder and dismemberment of 22-year-old Jaren Lockhart.

The increase in bond comes one day after prosecutors filed a new felony charge of harboring a sex offender against 28-year-old Margaret Sanchez. Judge Brenda Hicks made the change.


Margaret Sanchez, 28, who has been named along with Terry Speaks as a suspect in the gruesome murder and dismemberment of Jaren Lockhart, was charged on Monday evening with harboring a sex offender, said Tangipahoa Parish spokeswoman Dawn Panepinto.


Hammond, LA

We’ve heard from Jaren’s family:

We’ve heard from Speaks’ mother:

But we haven’t heard anything from, or about Margaret Sanchez’s friends and family, at least not that I have come across.

And apparently she’s back from her mental evaluation:


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