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Man Arrested For Murder Of Fiancée Posts Apology On Facebook: 'Sorry Guys'


A man arrested for murdering his fiancée in the same home as her young daughter posted a Facebook status expressing regret.

Ethan Reid, 23, of Scottsville, Kentucky, was held by authorities on Monday after the fatal shooting of Kayla Hodges, 20.

He wrote,

A neighbor heard the commotion and stopped Reid as he attempted to take his own life, reports DailyMail.com.

When emergency services arrived at the scene, the victim was found on the porch with a gunshot wound.

Reid had reportedly pulled up to the porch earlier that night and blocked the exit to the home with his car.

She was later pronounced dead.

The victim's mother, April Riley, said,

She told News Channel 5 she was in the home at the time of the shooting.

The child is believed to have been just feet away when the shooting happened.

The baby was not harmed in the incident.

Reid was taken to the hospital with a head injury following the shooting and then thrown in Allen County Jail.

The investigation continues.

Citations: DailyMail.com