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Rachel Poole, pregnant Texas woman, delivers baby after being stabbed while video-chatting with husband, report says

Rachel Poole, 31, who was 9 months pregnant was reportedly stabbed at her Texas home while video-chatting with husband. She survived the attack and delivered a healthy baby two days later on Nov. 1, 2013 Facebook via CBS affiliate KDBC

Rachel Poole, 31, was nine months pregnant when she was stabbed in her Texas home while video-chatting with her husband; she reportedly delivered a healthy baby two days later but it is critical condition herself.
Facebook via CBS affiliate KDBC
(CBS) EL PASO, Texas - A 31-year-old woman from El Paso, Texas has delivered her baby two days after being stabbed by an intruder in an attack her husband witnessed through a video-chatting app, according to CBS affiliate KDBC.

Police say Rachel Poole was Face-timing with her husband,a soldier deployed abroad, when 19-year-old Corey Moss, who was waiting for the woman in her home, allegedly came up from behind and stabbed her Wednesday, reports the station. She was nine months pregnant.

The station reports that Moss is a Fort Bliss soldier who owed Poole money. He was arrested a couple of hours later at his post on attempted murder charges. His bond was set at $150,000.

The victim is listed in critical condition while her newborn is in good condition, according to the station.

KDBC reports the couple had only been living in the home for three months.

  • Iris Carreras

    Iris Carreras covers crime for CBSNews.com

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