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Pregnant West Philly Woman Killed by Ex and 5 Men Outside of Traffic Court

A pregnant 21 year old women from West Philadelphia was killed by her ex and five other men outside of the Philadelphia Traffic Court on Monday, February 7, 2011.

The incident occurred at the 800 Spring Garden Street location just before 2 p.m Police reports maintain that the victim and her present boyfriend were exiting the courthouse when the couple were approached by the woman's ex-boyfriend and 5 other men. Witnesses reported to authorities that the men attacked the woman and her ex struck her in the head. The resulting fall included the woman bashing her head against the pavement. Emergency crews responded to the scene and the woman was pronounced dead on arrival at the Hahnemann Hospital at 3:10 p.m.

Police arrested the woman's 29 year old ex and are searching for the other possible attackers.

The woman leaves behind a three year old daughter.

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