Authorities say pregnant woman's baby dies after shooting in Virginia

Posted at 7:43 AM, Feb 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-20 07:43:02-05

FIELDALE, Va. - A Virginia sheriff's office says a pregnant woman lost her baby after she was shot in the face, and a man has been charged in the incident.

The Winston-Salem Journal reports deputies with the Henry County Sheriff's Office found 34-year-old Krystal Anne McReynolds in a home in Fieldale on Tuesday night.

McReynolds was taken to a hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries. Authorities say her unborn child died, and an autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.

The sheriff's office filed multiple charges against 35-year-old Thomas Christopher McDowell of Fieldale and placed him in jail without bond.