A Waverly man is claiming self-defense in the death of his pregnant wife.
The Jacksonville Journal-Courier reports that Nathan Henson told a Morgan County judge that he was, quote, “fighting for his life” in an altercation with Jessie Henson.
She died of stab wounds and blunt force trauma… reportedly inflicted with a baseball bat.
Henson is facing charges of first-degree murder and intentional homicide of an unborn child… although Henson reportedly claims he didn’t know his wife was pregnant.
His next court appearance is set for September 26th .