By Cassy Fiano-Chesser A Florida man has received two life sentences for murdering his pregnant girlfriend and their preborn child during a horrific case in which the murderer tried to blame the victim for the crime. Jay Leonard Rodriguez was accused of beating Jennifer Barreras to death; Barreras was six months pregnant. She was declared dead upon arrival …Continue reading "Man gets two life sentences for brutal murder of pregnant girlfriend and baby"
By Nancy Flanders An Illinois woman has pleaded guilty to murder charges in connection to the violent death of 19-year-old pregnant Marlen Ochoa-Lopez and her baby, who was cut out of her womb during her killing in 2019. Desiree Figueroa, 29, and her mother, Clarisa Figueroa, allegedly carried out the horrific act together. Desiree Figueroa pleaded …Continue reading "Illinois woman pleads guilty to gruesome murder of pregnant teen"
By Bridget Sielicki A Pennsylvania man has been charged with first and third-degree murder of an unborn child, homicide of an unborn child, and abuse of a corpse after the murder of his pregnant girlfriend. According to WTAJ, Dakota Greeley, 20, was arrested on November 9 after allegedly shooting 25-year-old Trisha Cole with a rifle. As he …Continue reading "Pennsylvania man alleged to have murdered girlfriend due to her pregnancy"
By Bridget Sielicki An Idaho man has been arrested after his pregnant wife and 10-month-old son were found dead. According to East Idaho News, Jeremy Albert Best has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder in connection with the deaths of his wife Kali Randall Best and their preborn child. Jeremy and Kali’s 10-month-old …Continue reading "Idaho man charged with two counts of murder in death of wife and preborn baby"
By Nancy Flanders An Ohio man has admitted to killing a 22-year-old woman and her preborn baby in May of 2022, shooting her three times in the head in front of her two-year-old son. Homicide is currently the leading cause of death among pregnant women in the U.S. According to the Herald-Star, Joshua Jerome Woodland, age 31, was sentenced …Continue reading "Man receives life sentence for killing woman and her preborn baby"
By Cassy Fiano-Chesser Félix Verdejo-Sánchez, a boxer who competed for the United States in the 2012 Olympics, has been sentenced to two life sentences after brutally murdering his pregnant girlfriend who had refused to have an abortion. In April of 2021, Verdejo-Sánchez carried out a plan to kill Keishla Rodríguez Ortiz and her preborn child. According …Continue reading "Boxer gets two life sentences for murder of girlfriend and preborn child"
By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition A Pennsylvania nurse proves why you cannot trust every medical professional with your life. Jon Haworth reported for ABC news on November 3, that: A former Pennsylvania nurse who, in May, had been accused of killing two patients with doses of insulin, now faces more murder charges. She has confessed …Continue reading "Pennsylvania nurse linked to 17 nursing home deaths"
By Bridget Sielicki A Baltimore man has been sentenced to two consecutive life sentences after being found guilty on two counts of first-degree murder in the 2017 death of his pregnant girlfriend and their preborn child. Akia Eggleston was eight months pregnant with her son, Anubis Robertson, when the two were murdered by Michael Robertson. Eggleston was first …Continue reading "Man gets two life sentences for murder of girlfriend and preborn son. Their bodies haven’t been found."
By Nancy Flanders An Ohio woman has confessed to killing her newborn baby and enlisting the help of her 19-year-old daughter to dispose of the baby’s body. The mother, Basma Abdul Karim Alkelezli, said she killed the baby boy because the baby would have meant “more expenses.” Alkelezli and her daughter, Hana Ahmad Al Jabouli, are both accused …Continue reading "She gave birth to a baby, stuffed him in a bag, and recruited her daughter to help kill him"
By Cassy Fiano-Chesser Rafiq Thompson, a Philadelphia man who murdered his pregnant ex-girlfriend and their preborn baby, has been given two consecutive life sentences. Homicide is the leading cause of death among pregnant women. In April of 2022, Thompson shot 31-year-old Tamara Cornelius multiple times as she pumped gas. He continued to fire even as she tried to get away. …Continue reading "Man gets two life sentences for killing pregnant ex-girlfriend and preborn son"
By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition People Magazine published an article on August 1 written by Emily Palmer stating that David Hunter (76) who was convicted of manslaughter for killing his wife Janice, on December 18, 2021, did so “out of love.” The story of David and Janice Hunter will be used by the assisted …Continue reading "Killing a spouse is not loving or compassionate"
By Dave Andrusko Following a three-month trial in the U.S. District Court of Puerto Rico, former Olympic boxer Félix Verdejo-Sánchez was convicted Friday of kidnapping his pregnant girlfriend and murdering her and her unborn child by tossing her off a bridge into a lagoon in Puerto Rico. Allegedly 27-year-old Keishla Rodríguez Ortez refused to get an abortion. A Puerto …Continue reading "Olympic boxer Félix Verdejo-Sánchez found guilty of killing pregnant lover and unborn child"