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Jul 29, 2014 5:31 PM

Man Charged with Capitol Murder After Unborn Child Dies

CORPUS CHRISTI-An 18-year-old man is facing capitol murder charges after he is accused of killing his girlfriend's unborn child.

Matthew Lara was arrested Sunday night after police were called to a residence on Rodd Field Road.
They found that a fight between Lara and his girlfriend had taken place, the woman was badly beaten.

She was also at least three months pregnant.
She was taken to the hospital serious injuries, she ended up losing her baby.

Lara was charged with capitol murder because the baby's death was directly caused by his violent action.
A Grand Jury will ultimately decide the charges.


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