Man accused of trying to kill his unborn child is sentenced

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PIERCE COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU)-- A man accused of trying to kill his unborn child has been sentenced.

19-year-old Jessy Holtzkamp was ordered to serve two years of probation in Pierce County court Tuesday. Online court records show he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor counts of battery, battery of an unborn child, and disorderly conduct.

In July 2013, police say Holtzkamp hit a woman in the stomach who was pregnant with his child.