Man Charged with Murder in Death of Unborn child

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By Alabama News Network

Grand jurors have charged a Tuscaloosa man with murder in the death of an unborn child following a deadly traffic accident.


The Tuscaloosa News (http://bit.ly/1jLzN2o ) reports that 22-year-old KiAnthony Jerome Davis was indicted in the death of the ShaKevia Washington's unborn child.


Washington was about six months pregnant when she died in a crash on New Year's Eve. Another woman, 45-year-old Evelyn Page, also was killed.


Davis previously was charged with murder in the deaths of the two women. He has been in jail since Jan. 1.


Davis has a lawyer but he hasn't entered a plea in the case.


A law passed in 2006 lets prosecutors charge defendants with murder in the deaths of unborn children.


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