A closely pregnant Alabama woman was killed in a suspected murder-suicide — however paramedics and docs miraculously managed to save lots of her unborn baby, police stated.
Cops in Scottsboro responded to a name of a suspicious automobile stopped in a roadway early Wednesday and located two individuals useless from obvious gunshot wounds, together with 35-year-old Amber Michelle Coffman, who was eight months pregnant, police stated.
Owen Deanglo Williamson, 33, Coffman’s boyfriend of greater than two years, was the opposite particular person discovered fatally shot contained in the automobile, in response to police.
Capt. Erik Dohring stated first responders “acted in a short time” on the scene and took Coffman to Highlands Medical Middle, the place her toddler was delivered.
The new child was then transported to Huntsville Hospital for additional therapy and stays listed in crucial situation, Dohring advised The Submit Friday.
Dohring stated he didn’t know the kid’s gender, however AL.com reported that Coffman gave beginning to a four-pound boy lower than hour after cops responded to the scene.
“They made the rapid name to start measures to take care of blood move and oxygen,” Scottboro Fireplace Chief Gene Necklaus stated of first responders. “Mainly a CPR scenario.”
Dohring stated the couple was driving after which stopped at a cease signal simply earlier than the suspected murder-suicide.
“It’s nonetheless an ongoing investigation,” he stated Friday, including that investigators have but to find out a motive.
Dohring stated police in close by Hollywood, the place each Coffman and Williamson lived, had no reviews of home violence pertaining to the pair. He declined to point what sort of gun was used within the taking pictures.
Coffman’s Fb profile signifies she had been in a relationship with Williamson since October 2018. Simply hours previous to the taking pictures, she requested for “prayers” from mates and family members.
“With out questions … please pray for our household,” the haunting put up learn.
Williamson, in the meantime, posted a photograph on Fb final month of Coffman’s rising stomach at 29 weeks, saying he was excited for the beginning of their baby.
“I’m prepared!!!” Williamson wrote in a reply.
“I’m past prepared!!!” Coffman wrote again.
“How unhappy,” one woman then replied late Wednesday. “She’s going to by no means get to fulfill him.”
The obvious murder-suicide got here simply days after the dying of Williamson’s aunt, Individuals journal reported.