Case against man charged with fetal homicide after alleged domestic violence assault sent to grand jury

Posted at 7:37 PM, Jan 20, 2023
and last updated 2023-06-09 16:04:04-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — 24-year-old Rigoberto Vasquez-Barradas is facing charges of fetal homicide, strangulation, and domestic violence.

After a court appearance, a judge found enough evidence for probable cause and the case will be sent to a grand jury.

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Lexington police report a man was charged with fetal homicide after a domestic violence incident.

Police say the incident happened early in the morning of January 20. They say they received a call to a local hospital around 9:30 a.m. for a domestic violence victim.

Officers learned the victim had a miscarriage after an alleged domestic violence assault.

Vasquez-Barradas is being held at the Fayette County Detention Center.