A story of love turns tragic when pregnant mother was shot in the head and killed by her fiance who then turned the gun on himself. But doctors were able to save their unborn daughter. Chris Scruggs, 32, who spent 13 years in the U.S. Airforce, shot his high school sweetheart Christian (Chrissie) Njorodge, 34, on their driveway in Cleveland.
Chrissie was six months pregnant and although she was killed in the attack, doctors were able to save their unborn baby daughter who was delivered via c-section.
Chris’ mother, Mary Scruggs, believed her son was suffering from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after spending 13 years in the US Airforce.
He did not receive treatment but,“there were times he was not himself,” she said.
Mary goes on to say that she witnessed her son standing on the drive, with a gun to Chrissie’s head and begged him not to shoot.
Pregnant Woman Killed By Fiance’ Who Suffered From PTSD was originally published on BlackDoctor.org