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Chicago man charged in murder of pregnant woman

Man charged with murder of woman who was 6 months pregnant
Man charged with murder of woman who was 6 months pregnant 01:45

CHICAGO (CBS) -- A Chicago man is now accused in the murder of a pregnant woman found dead in Chatham in an alley in February. 

Itzel Camarena, 24, was found dead in an alley in the 8200 block of South Vernon Avenue with a gunshot wound to her face. She was six months pregnant. 

Dontrell Anderson, 26, is charged with first-degree murder and concealing a homicidal death. He was arrested in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, earlier this week before being extradited to Chicago. 

In court Saturday, prosecutors said they have surveillance video showing Anderson dragging Camarena's body, wrapped in a sheet, out to the alley from his apartment. It is unclear if a weapon was recovered. 

Camarena's mother, Vanessa Sanchez, said Anderson and her daughter went to high school together in Chicago, but she does not know why he would kill her. 

Sanchez said she was planning a baby shower for Camarena, who was expecting a baby girl on May 29. She would have been Sanchez's first granddaughter. 

Instead, Sanchez is left planning a funeral for a beautiful life lived and one that never got to see the light of day. 

Camarena's family said they will be in court for Anderson's next appearance, which is scheduled for Tuesday morning.

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