Is an Embryo a human? Not according to LA court.
A 27-year-old man was convicted of murder Wednesday for chasing down his pregnant girlfriend and repeatedly stabbing her because the Westminster woman had jilted him.
Ahmad Rashad Siddiqi faces life in prison without the possibility of parole when he is sentenced Oct. 30.
Jurors deliberated for about a day before convicting Siddiqi of first- degree murder, with a special circumstance allegation of lying in wait. Jurors also found true a sentencing enhancement for the personal use of a deadly weapon.
An attempted murder charge related to the victim’s unborn baby was dismissed Sept. 17. Prosecutors said the woman was several weeks into her pregnancy, but not enough for it to be legally considered a fetus.