Pregnant woman, boyfriend murdered after Craigslist arrangement for sex

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WYOMING, Michigan — A man is accused of killing a pregnant woman and the woman’s boyfriend before killing himself.

According to WXMI, police in Wyoming, Michigan warned of the disturbing details during a news conference on Monday.

Authorities said Brady Oestrike, 31, strangled eight months pregnant Brooke Slocum, 18, after he held her captive for a period of time. They said Oestrike also killed Slocum’s boyfriend, Charles Oppenneer, 25. Police said when the body was found, Oppenneer’s head was missing.

The chief said the murders began with an arrangement made on Craigslist for sex between Oestrike and Slocum with Oppenneer present.

More than 400 items were identified as evidence in Oestrike’s home, including restraints, firearms, and knives, according to police.

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