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Fetus Murder Charge Against Nevada County Man

Murder of a fetus has now been added to felony domestic violence charges filed earlier this year against a Nevada County man. Assistant District Attorney Chris Walsh says 43-year-old Mark Yeager had allegedly attacked his pregnant ex-girlfriend, in February, at a Cascade Shores home…

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Walsh says the victim had a miscarriage the next day…

click to listen to Chris Walsh

Walsh says the victim was over four months pregnant and it had been a normal, healthy pregnancy. He says medical experts felt her chances of a miscarriage, at the time, were less than five-percent before she was assaulted. If convicted, Yeager faces a maximum sentence of 15 years to life in prison.

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