Apr 15,2009 00:00
MANTECA, Calif. -- A California woman says she has been deluged by threats since a different Melissa Huckaby was jailed in the death of a little girl.
The Melissa Huckaby of Manteca lives just 14 miles from Tracy where a different Huckaby faces charges of sexually assaulting and killing Sandra Cantu, 8.
CNN said Wednesday the Manteca Huckaby by coincidence is the same age as the jailed woman and, like her, is also a Sunday school teacher. But she says she has never so much as gotten a speeding ticket.
"People hear the name and a lot of them think it's me," Huckaby told KVOR-TV, Sacramento. "I was getting hate mail."
Huckaby, who has a daughter the same age as Sandra Cantu, says things got so bad on her MySpace page that she had to shut it down.
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