Sharon Jackson 1961-1993

Thirty-two-year-old Sharon Jackson Pennsylvania was killed by Harvey Colvin when he ran over her with her own car. Prosecutors determined that, at the time of her death, she was pregnant with Colvin’s baby and that the two were fighting over her refusal to have an abortion. In 1994, he pleaded guilty to manslaughter and was […]

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Althea Hayes 1966-1993

Twenty-seven-year-old Althea Hayes of Arizona was shot four times including twice in the back of the head. At the time, she was pregnant with the child of Jerrod Mustaf, a former player with the National Basketball Association’s Phoenix Suns. Prosecutors alleged that Mustaf recruited his cousin, LaVonnie Wooten, to kill Hayes because she’d refused to […]

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Kristina Grill 1978-1993

Fifteen-year-old Kristina Grill of Pennsylvania was stabbed in the neck and severely beaten by Maurice Bailey because she was pregnant with his child and refused to have an abortion. A seven-year-old boy discovered her body on an elementary school playground. Tragically, she had intended to tell her mother about her pregnancy that day. Bailey was […]

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Melody Derosia-Waters 1972-1991

Nineteen-year-old Melody Derosia-Waters of New Hampshire died after suffering three gunshot wounds to the face and back. Her boyfriend Shane Pitts killed her because she was pregnant with his baby and refused to have an abortion. According to medical examiners, she was at least one month pregnant. Pitts was eventually found guilty of second-degree murder […]

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Lisa Ann DePaul 1966-1991

In 1992, Dominic Fierro received 13 to 27 years in prison for the murder of twenty-six-year-old Lisa Ann DePaul of Pennsylvania. Law enforcement officials could establish that Fierro strangled her because she refused to have an abortion. Fierro then tried to stage her apartment to make it appear that a burglary had occurred. Her father […]

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Kimberly Dian Hill 1965-1989

Twenty-four-year-old Kimberly Dian Hill of Alabama was found hog tied with telephone cords. She had been beaten and stabbed 21 times and a towel was stuffed down her throat in an apparent attempt to muffle her screams. It was later revealed that she was pregnant by Joseph Ward Gentry, her co-worker at a Birmingham bank. […]

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