"Clown Murder" Suspect Could Face Death Penalty, Officials Say

A Florida woman arrested in a more-than two-decade-old "Clown Murder" of her husband's former wife could face the death penalty, authorities said.

Sheila Keen Warren, 54, has been indicted on a first-degree murder with a firearm charge in the 1990 killing of Marlene Warren, officials said at a news conference Thursday.

Warren faces life in prison or the death penalty, but announcement on whether the death penalty will be sought are not being made until Warren is extradited to Palm Beach County, according to authorities.

Warren was arrested Tuesday in Washington County, Va., where she had been living with husband Michael Warren, the former husband of the victim, Marlene Warren. 

Michael Warren and Keen Warren married in 2002.

Keen Warren is expected to be brought back to Palm Beach County soon. A

The case is still ongoing and detectives are working to determine if anyone else was involved in the murder, officials said.

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