Woman miscarries after attack in Baton Rouge; arrest made

DeShay Carter
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Published: Apr. 27, 2022 at 4:40 PM CDT|Updated: Apr. 27, 2022 at 4:57 PM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Police Department arrested a woman for her alleged involvement in the death of a fetus.

Investigators said DeShay Carter, 25, attacked a 23-year-old pregnant woman outside of the victim’s home on Saturday, April 23. The victim was taken to the hospital on Monday, April 25, for medical complications and lost her unborn child.

The victim was four months pregnant, according to BRPD.

Carter was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on charges of first-degree feticide, second-degree battery, and home invasion.

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