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Police: London man beat pregnant woman until she miscarried

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Posted at 3:00 PM, Feb 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-26 15:00:25-05

LONDON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A London man was arrested Friday morning after police said he beat a pregnant woman so severely she miscarried a 10-week-old fetus.

The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office said Freddy T. Humfleet, 44, is charged with fetal homicide, assault, strangulation and meth possession.

Police said Humfleet hit the woman with a wooden board, choked her, and punched her, leaving her with cuts and severe bruising.

He is being held at the Laurel County Correctional Center.