A pregnant woman was killed this morning in an apparent murder-suicide in Scottsboro, but her child was safely delivered.
Scottsboro Police responded to a suspicious vehicle stopped in the intersection of Maple Street and North Houston Street around 6:15 a.m. today. Upon arriving, officers discovered two people dead inside the vehicle from fatal gunshot wounds.
Scottsboro Fire Chief Gene Necklaus said first responders determined quickly that the woman was in an advanced state of pregnancy, and that the fetus might still be viable. . .
Medics transported the woman to Highlands Medical Center where a four-pound baby boy was delivered less than an hour after the discovery, Necklaus said. The child was then transported to Huntsville Hospital. (Read more from “Unborn Baby Saved After Pregnant Mother Killed in Murder-Suicide” HERE)