Pregnant woman, fetus died after attack in Tampa, police say – Tampa, Florida

Tampa, Florida 2020-10-17 18:45:48 –

Tampa, Florida — A man was arrested and charged early Saturday morning after police said he had killed a victim and his unborn baby.

At around 3:25 am, police responded to E. Emma Street’s 2200 block in connection with domestic violence, according to police.

When police arrived, they found the victims suffering from life-threatening injuries.

The victim was taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital and later died of injury.

According to police, the victim was 6 months pregnant. According to police, the fetus gave birth and lived for a short time before dying.

Tampa police have identified Jay Leonard Rodriguez as the person who attacked the victim in her home. Police said he caused the deaths of both the victim and the fetus.

He was arrested without incident.

Rodriguez has been charged with two charges: a second murder and a probation breach.

This case is still under investigation.

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