Philly Man, Tyree Bass, Convicted of Murdering Pregnant Woman

Philly Man, Tyree Bass, Convicted of Murdering Pregnant Woman

Published March 4, 2010

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia man will spend life in prison after being convicted of murdering a pregnant woman whose child survived after an emergency delivery.

Twenty-five-year-old Tyree Bass was found guilty Wednesday of second-degree murder and aggravated assault in the 2008 slaying of 20-year-old Emine Hajredinia.

Hajredinia was seven months pregnant when Bass shot her. Doctors were able to save her unborn daughter, who authorities say suffers from physical disabilities as a result of the attack.

Prosecutors say Bass went to Hajredinia's house intending to set it on fire over an unpaid debt and instead shot her.

A sentencing hearing is scheduled for April 22.

Written by <P>Associated Press&nbsp;</P>

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