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Sheriff: pregnant woman shot and killed

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TERRELL COUNTY, GA (WALB) -

A pregnant woman in Terrell County was shot and killed early Thursday morning, and investigators are searching for a suspect.

Sheriff John Bowens says 911 got a call around 3:30 a.m. to a home on Doverel Highway near Herod Dover Road.

Officers arrived and found a woman with a gunshot would dead on a bed inside a home.

The Sheriff Bowens says a pistol was likely used to shoot the female victim, that investigators believe was between 28 and 30 years old and around six months pregnant.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is now working the case.

An autopsy has been ordered.

No suspects have been named yet.

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