A Texas man has been charged with homicide for killing his girlfriend after discovering out that she was pregnant by him.
Cavanna Smith was discovered shot to demise on the aspect of Reid Road and Irvington in Houston on the morning of October sixth after telling a buddy that her boyfriend, 25-year-old Kwanmaine Travion Boyd, had kidnapped her. Smith initially despatched her buddy her location and wrote, “I’m at this location getting my money if anything happens to me.” Quickly after, she informed her buddy that Boyd wouldn’t let her out of his automotive. The buddy instantly supplied to get her after which notified authorities, who finally discovered her deceased throughout their investigation.
Smith’s sister, Brittany Wilson, informed ABC 13 that she accompanied her sister to an ultrasound appointment the day earlier than her homicide, which confirmed that she was 4 weeks pregnant. Nonetheless, Wilson says Boyd was not glad and informed Smith that he didn’t need any extra youngsters, already having 4 that he was paying baby help for. The day after breaking the information to him, she went to his dwelling to retrieve the cash he owed her and present him the ultrasound picture. Sooner or later, he positioned her in his automobile, and a neighbor described listening to the 2 argue loudly earlier than Boyd retrieved a gun and shot Smith within the head.
Again at Boyd’s condominium, police positioned a optimistic being pregnant take a look at, the ultrasound picture, and a card from Smith revealing that they have been anticipating a toddler collectively. In addition they found a receipt for a gun buy made on September fifteenth, a Taurus GC2 9mm handgun, and bullets matching what was used to kill Smith.
Boyd went on the run after killing Smith however was apprehended on Friday. He has been charged with Capital homicide, which implies he may face the demise penalty.