How can somebody even think to do something as awful as this?!
Derrick Dearman, a 27-year-old from Leakesville, Mississippi, has been charged with six counts of capital murder after killing five people — including a pregnant woman and her unborn baby — as they slept over the weekend.
The horrific murders took place early Saturday in a small town called Citronelle in southwestern Alabama, about 30 miles northwest of Mobile and just over the border from Leakesville, after Dearman's alleged abuse of his girlfriend Laneta Lester escalated.
Authorities, who arrested Dearman at his father's house after the killings, allege that Lester initially fled from her boyfriend on Friday afternoon after he physically abused her.
Dearman tracked her down at a relative's house on Saturday after 1:00 a.m. local time, and