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Man charged with death of pregnant woman at motel

Man charged with death of pregnant woman at motel

TO TELL YOU NOW AN ORANGEBURG COUNTY MAN IS CHARGED WITH THE MURDER OF A WOMAN AND HER BORN CHILD IN GREENVILLE. DEPUTIES CHARGE MICHAEL WASHINGTON ANDHE T, 19, SHOOTING DEATH OF CATHERINE CALLAWAY AND HER BORN BABY. THIS HAPPENED LAST THURSDAY LATE IN THE DAY ON ROPER MOUNTAIN ROAD. They tell us the motive is not yet clear, but investigators say they don’t believe WASHINGTON NEW CALLAWAY BEFORE

Man arrested and charged with shooting dead pregnant woman at Greenville County motel, deputies say

A man was arrested Thursday and charged with the shooting death of a pregnant woman at a Greenville County motel, deputies said. The Greenville County Coroner’s Office said Katherine Calloway was shot Thursday night, May 26, at the Days Inn Motel on Roper Mountain Road, and died Friday. Officials said she was 12 weeks pregnant at the time of her death. Officials said Calloway called 911 about the shooting. Ryan Flood of the Sheriff’s Office said Michael Unique Washington Jr., 19, of Cardova, Orangeburg County, South Carolina, is charged with the murder and death of a child in utero during of a violent crime, as well as a weapons charge. He said Washington was arrested Thursday afternoon in Cardova by Greenville County deputies, as well as SLED and the Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office. The motive for the shooting is still under investigation, but investigators do not believe Washington and the victim knew each other before they met the night he died at the motel, Flood said. Washington will be held at the Greenville County Detention Center. the hearing has not been set.

A man was arrested Thursday and charged with the shooting death of a pregnant woman at a Greenville County motel, deputies said.

The Greenville County Coroner’s Office said Katherine Calloway was shot Thursday night May 26 at the Days Inn motel on Roper Mountain Road and died Friday. Authorities said she was 12 weeks pregnant at the time of her death.

Officials said Calloway called 911 about the shooting.

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Sheriff’s Office Lt. Ryan Flood said Michael Unique Washington Jr., 19, of Cardova, Orangeburg County, South Carolina, is charged with the murder and death of a child in utero during a violent crime, as well as a loaded weapon.

He said Washington was arrested Thursday afternoon in Cardova by Greenville County deputies, as well as SLED and the Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office.

The motive for the shooting is still under investigation, but investigators don’t believe Washington and the victim knew each other before they met the night he died at the motel, Flood said.

Washington will take place at the Greenville County Detention Center.

His bail hearing has not been scheduled.