Roane Man arraigned in killing of pregnant Scott Co. woman, unborn child

By: Brian Gregory, Rob Pratt
By: Brian Gregory, Rob Pratt

WARTBURG, Tenn (WVLT) -- A man charged with shooting and killing a pregnant Scott County woman and her unborn child, was arraigned Thursday morning in front of a Morgan County judge.

Robert Stoll, 40, is being held on a $500,000 bond on the two counts of second degree murder.

Morgan County Sheriff Dennis Ledbetter says Jessica Hatmaker, 25, was shot while driving away after someone in her vehicle stole a radiator from Stoll's yard Monday morning.

The sheriff says Hatmaker was shot in the back when Stoll fired the shots.

She was able to drive away until she collapsed and died at an ambulatory care center in Wartburg.

She was eight months pregnant. One count of second degree murder is related to the death of the unborn fetus.

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