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Family reveals U of M-Dearborn student-athlete was pregnant when she was shot, killed

Mother says Kabria Arnold was pregnant when she was killed

DETROIT – A vigil was held Friday to honor the memory of a 20-year-old pregnant woman who was killed Sunday.

Kabria Arnold was found dead at Bentler and Pilgrim streets with apparent gunshot wounds, she had finished her shift at Meijer. She was a young student-athlete who was studying at University of Michigan-Dearborn and playing on the softball team.

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Kabria Arnold’s family said she was pregnant when she was killed.

An emotional vigil was held outside of the Meijer on Grand River. Her family is trying to stay strong.

“Right now we’re really going to have to be Arnold strong and live up to that,” her sister, Tiffany Arnold, said.

“She was always there,” her sister, Paige Arnold, said. “For both of my pregnancies and the pregnancy that I have now, she always had my back.”

Her family believes there is someone who has answers about what happened the night she was killed.

“The person who knows should speak up before that happens to their relative, because if he does it once, he’ll do it again,” her father, Krik Arnold, said.

“I just want to know what her last moments were about. That’s all that really matters to me. I’ll let the law handle the rest but the main thing I want to know is she fought a good fight,” her mother, Diane Arnold, said.


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