Man who killed his pregnant, estranged wife sentenced to life in prison

Andre-Jones

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A man who shot and killed his estranged and pregnant wife will spend the rest of his life in prison.

Andre Jones was found guilty of first-degree murder Tuesday. He killed Lakeisha Jones in September 2013 at her home in the Summit Apartment Complex in Colorado Springs, reported KRDO-TV.

A firefighter paramedic found Lakeisha Jones who was rushed to a hospital, but did not survive.

Police said Lakeisha Jones was 30 weeks pregnant at the time of the shooting. Doctors were able to remove the baby, which survived.

Andre and Lakeisha were in the middle of a divorce when the shooting happened.

According to court papers, Andre Jones threatened to kill his wife, her co-workers and her unborn child when he found out that the child was not his.

The couple had three other children together.


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