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Pregnant woman killed in Terrell County

ALBANY — Terrell County officials have launched an investigation into the death of a pregnant woman who was fatally wounded Thursday.

According to Terrell County Sheriff John Bowens, Tameda Furguson, 30, was killed at her home on Doverel Highway in Terrell County at around 3 a.m.

Bowens said a relative of Furguson’s was in another room of the home at the time Furguson was shot. Officials say the victim is thought to have about six months pregnant at the time of her death.

No one has yet been charged in the shooting, though Bowens said Furguson’s boyfriend may be a person of interest. The case has been turned over to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Bowens, said.