A 21-year-old Sebring man is in jail on a murder charge following the death of an unborn baby.

Jacob Fullerton of Tennessee Avenue was booked into the Mahoning County Jail on Saturday.

According to Sebring Police, a woman came into police headquarters on July 10 to report that she had been assaulted by Fullerton, her boyfriend.

Police charged Fullerton with domestic violence.

The woman, who was 8-weeks-pregnant at the time of the alleged assault, began experiencing complications.

Four days later it was determined that a fetal heartbeat was no longer present.

After speaking with the prosecutor, one count of murder was filed against Fullerton.