Fiance of murder suspect unaware of miscarriage

    3:34 PM, Apr 24, 2012   |    comments
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    HOUSTON (AP) - The fiance of the woman charged with fatally shooting a Houston-area mother and snatching her 3-day-old child says he thought she had given birth in Galveston weeks earlier and that the baby was being treated in a hospital.
    Kevin Carter, 26, says he wasn't aware Verna McClain had suffered a miscarriage and didn't know about it until he saw the news reports of McClain's arrest for gunning down Kala Golden, of Spring.
    Authorities believe McClain was so desperate for a child that last week she abducted Golden's infant after shooting the mother.

    Carter told Houston television station KPRC on Tuesday (http://bit.ly/I78ZWM ) he and McClain had planned a May 5 wedding that would have occurred regardless of her miscarriage.

    He also said he hasn't spoken with McClain since her arrest.

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