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Pregnant teen accused of murder wants bond reduction for a 'stress-free' birth

2 months 2 weeks 4 days ago Friday, July 26 2019 Jul 26, 2019 July 26, 2019 9:19 PM July 26, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - A teen accused of murdering a man earlier this year has requested a bond reduction leading up to the birth of her child.

18-year-old Amaiah Sheppard was arrested July 10 and faces a second-degree murder charge in the shooting death of 47-year-old Robert Davis. 

The shooting happened in May on Convention Street at N. 13th Street. Sources say Davis' body was found beside a home in the neighborhood.

Now seven months pregnant, Sheppard wants her bond reduced because she "would like to spend the time leading up to the birth of her child in a stress-free environment," according to the motion for bond reduction, which appears to have been filed Wednesday, July 24.

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