Oakdale woman accused of killing woman and unborn baby pleads not guilty by reason of insanity

Oakdale woman accused of killing woman and unborn baby pleads not guilty by reason of insanity
Pamela Causey-Fregia. Sentenced to life in prison
Victoria Marie Perez.
Victoria Marie Perez.

An Oakdale woman accused of killing, burning and burying a pregnant woman and her unborn baby in 2011 pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity Thursday.

Pamela Causey-Fregia, 32, had originally pleaded not guilty. Judge Joel Davis ordered a sanity commission. He also refused to reduce the $780,000 bond set for Causey-Fregia, who is charged with first-degree murder and first-degree feticide in the death of 22-year-old Victoria Marie-Perez and her unborn child.

Perez was eight months pregnant when she disappeared in March 2011 after leaving a doctor's appointment in Alexandria.

Causey-Fregia also changed her plea from not guilty to not guilty by reason of insanity on the charges during a brief court appearance Thursday with her attorney, John Demoruelle.

Causey-Fregia was arrested in early 2015. For more, click HERE.

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