LaToyia Figueroa 1981 – 2005

LaToyia Figueroa of Maryland was twenty-four-years-old when Stephen Poaches strangled her and dumped her body in a vacant lot. Figueroa had a seven-month-old daughter and was five months pregnant at the time. Poaches was apparently enraged when she told him she was pregnant with his child and tried to get her to have an abortion, […]

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Rochelle Mackery 1978 – 2005

Rochelle Mackey of California was twenty-seven-years-old when Conroy James Hayes shot her to death. Witnesses state that when Mackey told Hayes she was pregnant he demanded that she have an abortion. She was upset with Hayes’s demand and told him to leave her apartment. He killed her two days later. He was given sixty-four years […]

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Ingrid Smith 1990 – 2005

Fifteen-year-old Ingrid Smith of Texas was killed when thirty-two-year-old Ronald Hill slashed her throat. Hill, a father of four, began a sexual relationship with Smith after meeting her through an internet chat room. Prosecutors say Hill killed her after discovering she was pregnant, and she refused to have an abortion. He received life sentence in […]

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Ashley Nicole Wilson 1985 – 2004

Nineteen-year-old Ashley Nicole Wilson of Texas was strangled to death with the cord. It was initially thought to be suicide, but her boyfriend Dan Rendall Leach II eventually confessed that he had killed her because she was pregnant with his child and he didn’t want anything to do with her or the baby. Leach received […]

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Dawn Tusa 1983 – 2004

Twenty-one-year-old Dawn Tusa of Pennsylvania was found shot to death in her car. Police investigation revealed that her husband Johnathan Robert Tusa shot her in the forehead because she was pregnant and would not agree to have an abortion. He was sentenced to life in prison without parole in 2006. TUSA v. FOLINO Indiana Gazette, […]

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Antwonyia Smith 1986 – 2004

Antwonyia Smith of Texas was eighteen years old when Terrence Chadwick Lawrence shot her three times with a shotgun. Earlier he had told another girlfriend that he would “take care of the problem” when he learned Smith was pregnant with his child. He was convicted in 2006 of her murder and given life in prison. […]

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Amanda Elaine Spulveda 1989-2004

The body of fifteen-year-old Amanda Elaine Spulveda was found in a shallow grave in Washington. Her boyfriend James L. Sanders was arrested after witnesses told police he had been angry that Spulveda was pregnant with his child and that the two had been arguing over her refusal to have an abortion. Sanders plead guilty of […]

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Ashley Renne Lyons 1986-2004

Ashley Renne Lyons of Kentucky was eighteen years old when Roger Mcbeath shot and killed her because she refused to abort her baby. Her body was found in her car at a park. She had been shot three times in the head and neck. Just hours before her death her family had seen ultrasound video […]

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Ardena Marie Carter 1980 – 2003

Ardena Marie Carter of Georgia was a twenty-three-year-old college Student at Georgia Southern University when she was killed by Michael Antonio Natson. Natson shot Carter in the back of the head because she was pregnant with his child and intended to carry the pregnancy to term. He supposedly killed her because he did not want […]

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Quinnisha Renee Thomas 1985 – 2003

Quinnisha Renee Thomas of California was eighteen years old when her body was found in a local park. Reports say she was seven to eight months pregnant. Two men were later arrested in connection with her murder. Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, California, January 16th, 2003. 2B.  Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, California, January 17th, […]

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