BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The man accused of killing and dumping a teacher's body in a ditch pleaded "not guilty" in court Tuesday morning.
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Robert Marks, 39, of Baton Rouge, was arraigned on charges of second-degree murder and first-degree feticide. He was indicted on the charges last week by an East Baton Rouge Parish grand jury.
Marks is accused of shooting Lyntell Washington, 40, of Baton Rouge, and dumping her body in Iberville Parish.
Court documents show Washington was seven months pregnant with Marks's baby.
The arraignment is set for 9 a.m.
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