Man wanted in shooting death of pregnant girlfriend found dead

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PITTSBURGH —

The man police were looking for in connection with the deadly shooting of his pregnant girlfriend was found dead Friday morning.

Investigators said Karesse Lawrence’s body was found inside of a home on Hamilton Avenue in Homewood.

Pittsburgh police said Lawrence shot and killed 20-year-old Lauren Williams in Garfield on Wednesday night.

According to family members, Williams was three months pregnant with Lawrence’s child at the time of her death.

Following the shooting, police said Lawrence took to Twitter and posted disturbing messages that included, “Show I smoked her” and “Call me a murderer.”

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Officials said Lawrence held police at bay for a short time, and when SWAT teams got into the home they found Lawrence shot to death.