Friday, June 05, 2009

California Man Convicted Killing Both Pregnant Girlfriend and Unborn Child

Richmond, CA ( -- A 34-year-old California man, Aaron Ashley was convicted of two counts of murder in the killings of his pregnant girlfriend and her unborn child. Ashley, who could be the first to be prosecuted since the conviction of Scott Peterson for the deaths of Laci and Conner, wanted his partner to have an abortion.


Ashley will receive a state prison term of 32 years to life for each count and Bates told the newspaper he's "very happy" with the verdict because Ashley "will be incarcerated for a very long period of time."