Pregnant woman killed by baby’s father

LAS CRUCES (KRQE) – A pregnant woman and her unborn child were killed in what police are calling a murder suicide, carried out by the baby’s father.

Investigators believe 32-year-old Jesus Manuel Rojas of Las Cruces shot 30-year-old Bridgette Dominguez twice and then shot himself.

Investigators believe the shooting followed a heated argument that began Sunday evening and resumed on Monday.

According to police, the couple had three children together.

Police say the couple had a history of domestic violence.

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