Authorities arrested a soldier stationed at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, and charged him with murder for allegedly killing his pregnant wife on the military base, FOX 17 reported on Wednesday.
Sgt. 1st Class Joseph Santiago was taken into custody on Sept. 28 after an incident on Fort Campbell the day before, FOX 17 reported.
He was formally charged for the crime Tuesday, following the death of his wife, Meghan.
Santiago was also charged with injuring the couple’s unborn child, who survived, the Stars and Stripes reported.
While details were not immediately released on when and how Meghan was killed, “a senior Army enlisted soldier who spoke on condition of anonymity said she suffered a brain stem injury that left her on life support,” according to Stars