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TPD: Man arrested after pregnant woman left brain dead, unborn child killed

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Posted at 5:54 AM, Apr 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-16 09:06:14-04

TULSA — Tulsa Police have arrested a man after they say his pregnant girlfriend was beaten so severely that it left her brain dead and killed her unborn child.

Tulsa police say they were called to the apartment near 31st and South Memorial on reports of a person who was suicidal.

But when they arrived they found a woman on the floor and another woman giving her CPR.

The woman who called police told officers that when she showed up to the apartment, she found the victim unconscious in a chair with injuries to her face, the booking report stated.

Police said the suspect, Colby Wilson, had blood on his clothes, a fresh cut on his knuckles, as well as other visible injuries to his knuckles.

Police said the victim was six months pregnant, but doctors said she is brain dead after suffering bleeding on the brain, facial fractures, bi-lateral collapsed lungs, multiple cuts and contusions over her body

The booking report stated the doctors also informed the officers that the unborn child did not have a heartbeat.

Police said Wilson and the victim had a history of domestic violence including a 2016 case where Wilson went to prison for domestic violence.

Wilson was arrested for first-degree murder, assault with intent to kill and possession of a firearm.

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