• WATCH CHANNEL 9 SPECIAL: Former Panther Rae Carruth set to be released from prison

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - 19 years after orchestrating the murder of his pregnant girlfriend, former Panther Rae Carruth is being released from prison.

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    In 2001, Carruth was found guilty of conspiring to murder his then-girlfriend, Cherica Adams, who was pregnant with his child.

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    On Nov. 16, 1999, after leaving a movie theatre in south Charlotte, Carruth stopped his car in front of hers and another car pulled up beside her. The passenger in the other car shot her multiple times.

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    Doctors managed to deliver her baby, Chancellor Lee Adams. Cherica later died in the hospital.

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