MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee County sheriff’s office says an inmate accused of killing a pregnant woman and trying to steal her unborn baby has assaulted a prison guard.

Sheriff’s spokeswoman Fran McLaughlin says 33-year-old Annette Morales-Rodriguez was involved in an altercation Monday night.

McLaughlin on Tuesday said the officer was conducting security rounds about 10 p.m. when Morales-Rodriguez grabbed the officer’s radio and threw it out of reach. That sparked a seven-minute struggle that McLaughlin says ended after the officer used “several focused strikes” and shoved Morales-Rodriguez into a cell.

McLaughlin says the inmate said, “I just want to go home.” The guard sustained minor scrapes.

A message left with the Morales-Rodriguez’s attorney Tuesday was not immediately returned. Her attorney has entered insanity pleas on her behalf to two homicide charges.

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Comments (6)
  1. DeeDee says:

    And that is going to help her go home how????

  2. sam i am says:

    Sorry chica you will never go home. Ever! What you need is a needle.

  3. TL the alligator says:

    wants to go home?….LOL….she IS home….that IS HOME for the next 30 years minimum….should have thought bout that before the slice and dice… solitary with no windows, a steel bed, a steel toilet with no seat, and cement walls and no celly will be home for at least the next 30 days or maybe 180 days…..24 hours a day of nothing to do, by yourself, twiddling your thumbs will give plenty of time to reflect.

  4. em1022 says:

    I am sure the victims’ family just wants her and her baby home too but that will never happen…why does this loco bendeja even think she has a right to breathe?!?!? Just kill her and get it over with…she did something really horrific and evil..she knew what she was doing and in order to prove that insanity theory she’ll have to be in compliance with the testing that they do…and this attorney representing her…ROT!!! That is disgusting to even remotely want to defend her….

  5. just sayin says:


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