Tovoyia Owens, Pregnant Mom, Beaten to Death Outside Philly Courthouse
Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 11:22 am
|Tovoyia Owens was a criminal justice student, the mother of a 3-year-old daughter, and four months pregnant when when she was beaten to death|
Tovoyia and her boyfriend were attacked by Williams and his brother, 29-year-old Robert Canada. By the time police arrived, the two men had savagely beaten her. Tovoyia would die from blunt force trauma to the neck within the hour.
The 21-year-old mom left behind a 3-year-old daughter.
Williams has been charged with murder. Canada has been charged with assault.
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