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Husband and wife cut open his second wife’s abdomen and stab unborn baby

By Mason White 5:37 PM August 15, 2017
Christopher Henderson and Rhonda Carlson
Christopher Henderson and Rhonda Carlson
By: Tanya Clark

(Scroll down for video) A husband and wife went on a killing spree after his second wife filed for divorce, according to police in Alabama.

Madison County police said that they have arrested 42-year-old Christopher Matthew Henderson and 44-year-old Rhonda Jean Carlson, after being accused of killing 35-year-old Kristen Smallwood Henderson.

The couple also killed Kristen’s unborn child, Loryn Brooke Smallwood.

In addition to killing Christopher’s second wife and unborn child, the couple took the lives of 8-year-old Clayton Daniel Chambers, who was Kristen’s son from a previous relationship,
67-year-old Carol Jean Smallwood, who was Kristen’s mother, and 1-year-old Eli Reed Sokolowski, who was Kristen’s nephew.

Both suspects were charged with multiple counts of capital murder, arson and burglary. If convicted, both suspects face the death penalty.

The husband and wife were booked into the Madison County Jail, and they are being held without bail.

According to the police investigation, Christopher, who was a bigamist, married his second wife Kristen, while he was still married to his first wife Rhonda.

When Kristen was 9 months pregnant, she found out that her husband was married to Rhonda. Kristen filed for divorce.

When Christopher and Rhonda learned about the divorce proceedings, they broke into Kristen’s home, where the stabbed and shot the victims to death.

The couple cut open Kristen’s abdomen, took out the unborn baby and stabbed him.

Christopher and Rhonda then set the house on fire and fled from the scene.