AUBURN (CBS13) — A daughter accused of stabbing her mother at a Sheridan home made her first court appearance on Friday.READ MORE: ‘Shut Up And Make Babies’: Protesters Reveal Deeply Personal Stories Following SCOTUS Decision
There was no family support in the courtroom for Ana Maria Bejenariu, and the 32-year-old appears to already distrust her lawyer.
Bejenariu walked into the courtroom, escorted by three extra guards while wearing a green bullet-proof vest.READ MORE: California Abortion Activists React To The End Of Roe V. Wade
As soon as she was appointed a public defender, she appeared to be at odds with her attorney.
After a quick back-and-forth between Bejenariu and the attorney, the judge called a recess. That is when the murder suspect repeated to the bailiffs that she couldn’t trust her attorney and worried that the lawyer may be out to fool her.
Deputies are not saying what led to the stabbing of 61-year-old Maria Bejenariu, but CBS13 has learned the Placer County Sheriff’s Department has made several visits to the Sheridan home for family disputes.MORE NEWS: Tesla Fire In Alameda County Grows To Over 500 Acres
Bejenariu did not enter a plea and will be back in court on Thursday.