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Family identifies East Texas woman who died after infant cut from womb

A female suspect was taken into custody in Idabel, Oklahoma, in connection with the crime, the Texarkana Gazette reports.

BOWIE COUNTY, Texas — A woman is dead after her baby was cut from her womb in Bowie County.

KTBS reports Reagan Hancock, 22, was approximately seven-and-a-half months pregnant when she was attacked Friday morning at a home in the 200 block of Austin Street in New Boston. The infant also died.

A female suspect was taken into custody in Idabel, Oklahoma, in connection with the crime, the Texarkana Gazette reports.

A PayPal fundraiser for Hancock's family says, "Reagan Hancock and her unborn baby were selfishly killed by someone Reagan considered a friend."

The PayPal fundraiser has raised nearly $14,000, while a Facebook fundraiser has collected nearly $15,000 in donations.

Multiple law enforcement agencies, including the Texas Rangers, are investigating the case.

The family of Hancock took to Facebook over the weekend to discuss the horrific crime:

"I don’t have it in me right now to make a long post," the post reads. "But mainly I am begging for prayers without ceasing for our family. Our beautiful daughter, Reagan Hancock, and her precious unborn baby girl, Braxlynn, were murdered yesterday by Satan in the flesh. I found her and Marcus and Chris were on scene right after me. Our family, friends and community are rocked to the core! Our Reagan was one of the most precious people you would ever meet. Please I beg keep us in your prayers."

CBS19 will continue to update this article as more information becomes available.

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