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  • Man accused of punching pregnant girlfriend in stomach

    April 18, 2014 10:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A 25-year-old Baton Rouge man was arrested and charged with attempted first degree feticide after he allegedly punched his pregnant girlfriend in the stomach. Officers say Marty Green hit the woman in the stomach while she slept in December 2013. She is nine weeks pregnant with... more »
  • Deputy: Attacker said "I never wanted that baby"

    February 26, 2014 12:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said a Baton Rouge man tried to kill his girlfriend's unborn child, telling her "I never wanted that baby anyway" after choking her and kicking her stomach. Deputies obtained an arrest warrant for Darrell Johnson, 18, on suspicion of attempted second degree feticide and... more »
  • Mom wanted after doing cocaine, killing unborn child

    November 13, 2013 10:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police have issued an arrest warrant for a mother who said she snorted cocaine while she was pregnant and her unborn child died. Police said Princess Beachem delivered a stillborn seven months into her pregnancy after being rushed to an area hospital with abdominal pain. Doctors could... more »
  • Suspect in feticide case pleads insanity Play Video

    April 8, 2013 6:24 PM

    LIVINGSTON PARISH - The man accused of cutting his unborn child from his wife's womb changed his plea in court today. Represented by a new lawyer, Jeffery Reynolds entered a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity. Reynolds faces feticide charges for the attack in October 2012.... more »
  • Man accused of stabbing, feticide due in court

    April 8, 2013 10:37 AM

    LIVINGSTON - A man accused of stabbing his wife and cutting their unborn child out of her stomach is scheduled to be in court this afternoon. Jeffrey Reynolds is due in court around 1 p.m. in Livingston Parish for a hearing over pre-trial motions. Reynolds faces feticide and... more »
  • Detective delivers graphic testimony during feticide hearing Play Video

    February 4, 2013 6:11 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A courtroom listened to disturbing testimony from one of the first Livingston Parish deputies to arrive at the home of Jeffrey Reynolds, the man accused of cutting his unborn child from his wife's body. Detective Jeff Beatty with the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office described what he... more »
  • Graphic testimony during feticide hearing

    February 4, 2013 2:40 PM

    LIVINGSTON - A Livingston Parish court heard disturbing testimony today before a judge revoked bond for a man accused of cutting his unborn child out from his wife's body. The judge agreed to revoke Jeffrey Reynolds' $500,000 bond for feticide and attempted murder after hearing investigators testify about his... more »
  • Man accused of killing unborn child blames drugs Play Video

    January 17, 2013 5:43 PM

    WALKER - Jeffrey Reynolds, the man accused of stabbing his wife and cutting their unborn child from its womb, appeared in court today. He blames synthetic marijuana for ruining his life. A talkative Reynolds made the comments to reporters outside the Livingston Parish Courthouse this afternoon. ""I love... more »
  • Feticide suspect blames synthetic drugs at hearing Play Video

    January 17, 2013 4:02 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The Livingston Parish man accused of stabbing his wife and cutting their unborn baby from her womb blamed synthetic drugs today during a court hearing. Jeffrey Reynolds made the comments to reporters as he was being taken away after the hearing. "I love my wife... more »
  • Co-worker: Man accused of feticide "seemed normal" Play Video

    October 24, 2012 6:28 PM

    WALKER- People who knew Jeffrey Reynolds told News 2 he seemed like a regular guy and never expected he would be accused of trying to murder his wife and unborn child. "From what I got to know about the guy, actually a real responsible guy, and from what I... more »
  • Report: Husband used kitchen knife to stab wife, fetus Play Video

    October 24, 2012 3:26 PM

    WALKER - An arrest report revealed more details today about what investigators found when they arrived at the scene of a stabbing in Walker. According to the report by the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office, 31-year-old Jeffrey Reynolds used a kitchen knife to slash his pregnant wife's throat before cutting... more »
  • Neighbor of injured pregnant woman speaks out Play Video

    October 23, 2012 10:50 PM

    WALKER - A neighbor who went to the aid of a woman who's baby was cut from her womb spoke to News 2. Julie Collins is an emergency room nurse who went next door to check on her pregnant neighbor, when she saw emergency vehicle at her house. ... more »
  • Miscarriage leads to arrest

    November 2, 2011 9:06 AM

    VILLE PLATTE - Ville Platte woman has been booked with feticide after she allegedly beat a pregnant woman. Police Chief Neal Lartigue tells KATC TV Racheal Bellard has been accused of fighting with the pregnant woman Oct. 15. It was unclear when Bellard was arrested. Lartigue told KATC Tuesday... more »
  • La. House committee approves ban on abortions

    May 24, 2011 1:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - A proposal to ban abortions in Louisiana has won approval from a House health care committee. Republican John LaBruzzo, of Metairie, says his bill would threaten the U.S. Supreme Court's 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling by prompting lawsuits from pro-choice groups. The measure would... more »
  • Legislative Update

    April 19, 2010 11:11 AM

    The governor's package has moved through committee. The following bills go to House floor without amendments: HB 1231: Lose license for two years for third degree feticide. Third degree feticide includes death in any motor vehicle (boat, car, etc.) Currently, law mandates two-year suspension for manslaughter, vehicular homicide and negligent... more »

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