Ohio Man Accused Of Murdering 30-Weeks-Pregnant Woman During Dispute

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Source: Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department; MEGA

Jun. 2 2022, Published 4:43 p.m. ET

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An Ohio man is accused of fatally shot a woman who was weeks away from giving birth, authorities said.

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According to Steubenville police, Carol Barnett, 22, was in a vehicle with 30-year-old Joshua Woodland on May 26 when the two got into a dispute, WTRF reported.

During the disagreement, Woodland allegedly shot Barnett, according to police.

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Officials said Woodland’s sister and a toddler were also in the vehicle when the incident occurred, according to WTOV.

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On June 1, Jefferson County prosecutors confirmed the victim was 30 weeks pregnant when she died.

Woodland was booked into the Jefferson County jail and now faces two counts of murder.


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