Pregnant Woman To Be Arraigned On Murder Charge

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WOUB Staff Writer

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Updated Fri, Jun 22, 2012 10:32 am

A woman who is seven months pregnant remains in the Lawrence County jail after being indicted for murder in the shooting death of a man.

The grand jury returned the indictment against 23-year-old Ashley Seagraves on Wednesday.
 
Prosecutors say Seagraves shot and killed Delmar Jenkins, 53, at his home in Ironton on June 10.
 
Lawrence County Sheriff's Detective Aaron Bollinger says that Seagraves confessed to the shooting and that pills were likely involved.
 
Prosecutors say the grand jury also indicted Seagraves on two counts of felonious assault in connection the alleged attack on a jail matron.
 
Seagraves is expected to be arraigned on the charges next week.
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