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Criminal – First- Degree Murder – Killing A Fetus – Miranda Rights (access required)

A defendant's statement to police about fatally shooting a pregnant woman causing her death and the death of the 34-week-old fetus she carried was voluntarily made and properly admitted at his trial for first-degree murder and killing of a fetus. Viewed in the light most favorable to the commonwealth, the evidence supported the trial court's conclusions ...