MANSFIELD, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Mansfield Police have arrested a man for allegedly killing his girlfriend who was pregnant with twins.

Police arrested Maurice Kelso Smith, 28, on Monday, June 29 for aggravated robbery following a carjacking at gunpoint that happened after the deadly shooting of his girlfriend.

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After the carjacking, shortly before 1:00 p.m. Monday in the 1600 block of N. U.S. 287 Frontage Road, police found a woman in another car who had been shot and killed.

She was later identified as Smith’s girlfriend.

Police have not yet released her name.

Maurice Kelso Smith (credit: Mansfield PD)

Police found Smith at an apartment in Fort Worth took him into custody without incident.

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On Wednesday, July 1, police added the charge of capital murder of his 26-year-old girlfriend.

Smith’s mother told police she knew the girlfriend was pregnant as Smith and her recently had a gender reveal party.

The victim was due to give birth in October.

After Smith’s arrest, a parole violation for home burglary out of state was added.


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