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California Trans Child Molester Faces New Kern County Murder Charge

By Susan Payne

After authorities recently charged Hannah Tubbs in connection to a 2019 robbery, the convicted 26-year-old trans child molester is now facing a murder charge out of Kern County, according to Fox 11 Los Angeles.

Tubbs is being held on a $1 million bond and set to appear for an arraignment hearing on Tuesday, according to Kern County documents. As of Thursday, no further information was available regarding the charge.

In February, Tubbswas convicted for child molestation and was ordered to serve two years in a juvenile facility due to her minor status in 2014 when the assault occurred. Controversy over the case spread when District Attorney George Gascóns declined to transfer Tubbs to adult court, ahereding to a directive barring “children” from being tried as adults. In addition to serving two years at a juvenile facility, California law may not require Tubbs to register as a sex offender.

“Tubbs had a very lengthy criminal record before George Gascón allowed Tubbs to be sentenced to minimal time in a juvenile facility, which included arrests and convictions for murder, robbery, assault with a deadly weapon, domestic violence and even a prior sexual assault of a 4-year-old girl,” Los Angeles Deputy District Attorney Jon Hatami told Fox News Digital.

Los Angeles officials will be notified if Tubbs is released from custody in Kern County, according to a Fox News source from Gascón’s office.

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