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4 Sentenced In 2016 Murder Of Pregnant Lexington Woman

Posted at 11:50 AM, Mar 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-14 16:25:04-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Four men who have entered guilty pleas in the 2016 murder case of a pregnant woman in Lexington were sentenced Thursday.

22-year old Maryiah Coleman was walking her dog on Winburn Drive when four men robbed someone across the street.

Police say one of the robbers shot at the man, but hit Coleman instead, killing her and her unborn son.

Last month, Demetrioun Boaz pleaded guilty to murder, fetal homicide, and second-degree robbery. He received a sentence of 35 years.

Joseph Fain and Saquan Freeman pleaded guilty to manslaughter, fetal homicide, and robbery. They received 22 years each.

Skylar Stigall pleaded guilty to manslaughter and fetal homicide and was given 17 years.

Coleman’s mother made a victim impact statement to the court.