Grand Junction murder suspect may face more charges |

Grand Junction murder suspect may face more charges

GRAND JUNCTION, Colorado ” Prosecutors say a man who killed a pregnant woman whose baby later died may face additional charges.

Police allege 39-year-old Lonnie Herrera shot Anna Maria Macias in the neck outside of a Grand Junction apartment complex. The 23-year-old woman was 81/2 months pregnant.

Herrera is being held on $2 million bond on suspicion of first-degree murder. Macias’ baby girl died Tuesday after relatives removed her from life support.

The Mesa County coroner’s office ruled the baby’s death a homicide.

Mesa County District Attorney Pete Hautzinger had said earlier that prosecutors would consider filing charges in connection with the baby’s death if it was ruled a homicide.

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