(FLORIDA TIMES-UNION) A Jacksonville jury has rejected a woman’s claim that she was acting in self-defense when she shot a pregnant friend in the stomach, killing the unborn baby.
Virginia Denise Wyche, 36, faces at least 50 years in prison after she was found guilty Thursday of shooting Makeisha Nicole Brooks. Brooks’ unborn baby died, but the 24-year-old lived.
Wyche was convicted of the second-degree murder of the unborn child, who was going to be named Peyton, and the second-degree attempted murder of Brooks.
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