Hannah Tubbs began identifying as female after being arrested in connection with a 2014 child molestation case, according to prosecutors. (Los Angeles County) Hannah Tubbs, a transgender California inmate convicted of molesting a child, has been charged with murder.The first-degree murder charge out of Kern County on Tuesday comes after authorities recently charged Tubbs in connection to a 2019 robbery.The suspect is being held on a $1 million bond and is set to appear in court for an arraignment hearing on Tuesday afternoon, according to Kern County documents.No further information about the murder charge was available as of Tuesday morning.A spokesman for District Attorney George Gascón's office previously told Fox News that Los Angeles officials will be notified if Tubbs is released from custody in Kern County.A deputy district attorney claims his boss George Gascón knew about Hannah Tubbs' jail calls before the sentencing.
This comes as Gascón's statement over the weekend claimed he didn't know about the recordings."District Attorney George Gascón is committed to protecting the public and especially our children.
In this case, Hannah Tubbs continues to serve her Los Angeles County sentence, while being prosecuted on an unrelated robbery charge in Kern County," Ricardo Santiago, a public information officer for the DAs office said. "Her transfer was based on a 2019 warrant and approved by a court."Tubbs became the center of controversy earlier this year when she pleaded guilty in connection with a 2014 assault on a young girl inside a Denny's restaurant bathroom when she was just weeks from turning 18.