Man indicted on charges he killed pregnant teen
DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - Houston County grand jurors indicted a man this week on charges that he murdered a Florida panhandle teen and her unborn baby.
Marquis McCloud, 33 of Newville, is facing capital charges in the shooting of Anastasia Gilley.
Four months pregnant, the 19-year-old vanished from her Jackson County home on May 3. Officers found her body a week later in a Dothan, Alabama field.
According to records, McCloud has a 15-year adult criminal record that includes other sex arrests and accusations that, as a registered sex offender, he resided too close to an Abbeville, Alabama, school.
Houston County District Attorney Russ Goodman promises to seek death as punishment if McCloud is convicted.
A January trial will likely be rescheduled based on timetables for other capital cases.
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