Posted on October 23, 2022

Texas Man Gets No Jail Time for Beating Girlfriend, Killing Their Unborn Child

Bradford Betz, Fox News, October 19, 2022

Texas man accused of beating his girlfriend to the point where their unborn child died, will serve no jail time after taking a plea deal {snip}

Johnny Charles Ebbs V’s plea deal comes with eight years of deferred adjudication on a third-degree continuous family violence assault charge, meaning that he has not been found guilty at the time of sentencing and will have his offense dismissed if he doesn’t violate his probation.

Johnny Charles Ebbs

Johnny Charles Ebbs

Police said Ebbs beat and hospitalized his pregnant girlfriend, LaShonda Lemons, in Austin in 2019. Three days later, the unborn child died due to blunt force trauma.