Father of unborn son charged in Knoxville woman's death

Father of unborn son charged in Knoxville woman's death

May 14th, 2014 by The Knoxville News Sentinel in Local - Breaking News

Brittany Eldridge

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KNOXVILLE - The father of Brittany Eldridge's unborn son strangled her nearly three years ago, police said Wednesday.

Norman Clark remains in jail with bond set at $1 million, Knoxville Police Department Capt. Nate Allen said. Officers arrested him Wednesday afternoon on a sealed indictment charging him with first-degree and felony murder.

Eldridge's mother found her body Dec. 13, 2011, at her apartment in the Cross Creek complex off Western Avenue. The 25-year-old had divorced that summer and was 8½ months pregnant with her son, Zeke.

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