Ga. man charged in death of girlfriend, fetus - Fox 2 News Headlines

Ga. man charged in death of girlfriend, fetus

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - A metro Atlanta man charged in the death of his pregnant girlfriend has also been charged in the death of her unborn fetus.

DeKalb County prosecutors tell the Atlanta Journal-Constitution (http://bit.ly/17Xuzuf ) 23-year-old Carlos Jerome Simpson was indicted Tuesday by a grand jury on charges of murder, felony murder, aggravated assault and possession of a gun during the commission of a felony. Simpson is also charged with feticide and could face up to life in prison.

Authorities say Simpson fatally shot his 20-year-old girlfriend, Shikira Dunson, in mid-February. Officials say Dunson was five months pregnant when she was killed.

Simpson is being held without bond in the DeKalb County Jail and it is unclear if he has an attorney.

 

Information from: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, http://www.ajc.com

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow

WJBK-TV | Fox 2
16550 West Nine Mile Rd.
Southfield, MI 48075

Main Station: (248) 557-2000
Newsroom: (248) 552-5103

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices