Arrest made case of pregnant Amish woman found slain in Pennsylvania

Rebecca Byler was found “laying on her back in a pool of blood in the living aroom,” according to a search warrant. Shawn Cranston was arrested and charged with homicide.,

NBC reports , “The victim was found “laying on her back in a pool of blood in the living room of the residence,” according to the court document, written by State Police .

Responding police found that her throat had been cut, and they saw “a scalping wound to her head,” according to the court document.

State police have arrested Shawn C. Cranston, 52, of Corry, Pennsylvania, who was booked on suspicion of criminal homicide, criminal homicide of an unborn child, burglary and criminal trespass. A criminal complaint accuses him of “shooting [Byler] in the head and/or slashing her throat.”

And in court documents made public on Tuesday, investigators said they hauled away II at least three firearms, a discharged .22-caliber cartridge case, a 6.5 Creedmoor casing, a partially smoked cigarette, a white bonnet and a empty Mountain Dew bottle, among other items discovered in the victim’s home.

Motive is unknown.