Woman Stabbed After Refusing Abortion
Via The Boston Herald:
SOUTHBRIDGE — A Southbridge teenager is being held on $500,000 bail for allegedly stabbing his pregnant girlfriend several times because she refused to get an abortion.
Police said 18-year-old Alex Santana attacked Leah Diver at about 2:30 a.m. Friday during an argument over the pregnancy.
The Telegram & Gazette reports that Santana was ordered held on bail after a not guilty plea was entered on his behalf in Dudley District Court on Friday. He’s charged with armed assault with intent to murder and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.
The 28-year-old Diver is in critical condition at a Worcester hospital. Police say the fetus survived.
Santana is scheduled to return to court on Sept. 3.
How horrible! Lifting up this poor woman in my prayers and praying for repentance and conversion for this young man.
H/T: Katie Walker.