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. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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