Boy Charged With Killing Father's Pregnant Lover
She was eight months pregnant with a boy
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Feb 22, 2009 6:55 AM CST
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(Newser) – An 11-year-old Pennsylvania boy has been charged with using his shotgun to shoot dead his father's girlfriend, who was eight month pregnant, reports the New York Daily News. The boy shot the 26-year-old woman in the head as she lay in bed in the family's farmhouse, then cooly climbed on the school bus to attend classes, according to cops. The dead woman's 4-year-old daughter discovered the body and ran outside to seek help.

"It's tragic," said a relative. The father and girlfriend "were to be married. He was jealous." The boy has been charged as an adult with two counts of criminal homicide, including one for the fetus, state police said. The father said he will battle to move the trial to juvenile court. "The whole thing is beyond belief," said a police lieutenant.