Newborn dies after pregnant mother shot, killed by husband in Alabama
Summer Knight Tatum Death – Obituary : A mother and her newborn are dead after police said the woman’s husband shot her while she was five months pregnant.
25-year-old Hunter James Tatum shot 26-year-old Summer Knight Tatum in the head at a home in Prattville, north of Montgomery.
Arriving officers located Summer unresponsive.
She was transported to a Montgomery hospital, and doctors performed an emergency delivery of her baby.
Summer Knight Tatum’s baby, Everett, was born early Monday morning but did not survive, police said.
The baby, who was named Everett, was taken to a neonatal intensive care unit immediately after birth, but he didn’t survive.
Police charged Hunter Tatum with two counts of murder.
Jail records state he is being held in the Autauga County Jail on a $200,000 bond for each count.
An online fundraiser has raised more than $4,000 for funeral expenses.
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