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Man allegedly stabs pregnant wife to death, police say

The stabbing happened at a home on Wood Meadows Drive on Saturday, around 2:30 in the morning.
Elvin Durant

MARIETTA, Ga. -- A man is accused of stabbing his pregnant wife, killing her and her unborn child.

According to the arrest warrant, Elvin Durant stabbed Crystal Durant in the back of the neck and the head with a black folding knife. Jakeem Battle, the victim's son, was also injured during the crime.

According to Cobb County Public Information Officer Sarah O'Hara, Crystal and Elvin were married.

Documents say the woman was eight weeks pregnant and died from her injuries. The stabbing happened at a home on Wood Meadows Drive on Saturday, around 2:30 in the morning.

The warrant alleges that Battle tried to stop the suspect from stabbing his mother, and he was stabbed in his right thigh.

Elvin Durant is charged with felony murder, aggravated assault and homicide murder- feticide, since there was an unborn child that was killed.

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