Police charge boyfriend in death of pregnant teen

June 19, 2013 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

Jackson police have charged 20-year-old Octavious Morrison with capital murder in the death of his pregnant girlfriend.

He is being held without bond.

Police say 17-year-old Octavia Love was seven months pregnant and the unborn fetus did not survive.

Detectives said Love was in a back bedroom at a residence in the 1500 block of Wood Glen Drive, Saturday afternoon, June 8, with her Morrison when the rifle was discharged.