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Pregnant woman shot and killed in NC. Her boyfriend now wanted on murder charge

north carolina police searching for man who shot and killed his pregnant girlfriend
Source: Fayetteville Police Department, Mega

Oct. 18 2021, Published 11:45 a.m. ET

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A pregnant woman and her unborn baby were shot and killed in North Carolina and now police are trying to find her boyfriend in connection to the murders, according to authorities.

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Around 9:15 p.m. on Oct. 11, the Fayetteville Police Department said they responded to a call of a shooting in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

At the scene, investigatiors found 31-year-old Tanajwa McMurray shot inside the residence. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

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After an investigation, police determined the suspect in the shooting was 27-year-old Willie Earl Moore, the live-in boyfriend of McMurray. Police did not release what led them to believe he is the killer.

According to authorities, McMurray was five months pregnant at the time she was murdered. Moore was the father of the child.

Moore stole McMurray’s Toyota Prius, which was later found in South Carolina, police said.

He was initially accused of first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a felon for McMurray’s death, but now police have added on charges of murder of an unborn child, larceny of motor vehicle and possessional of a stolen motor vehicle, officials said.

Moore has not been captured yet, and anyone with is asked to call (910) 705-6527 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).


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