Warren man arrested, charged in shooting death of his girlfriend

According to police, the shooting happened outside of a home on South Leavitt Street in Warren

Shaun Simpson is charged in the murder of his girlfriend, Becky Pyne.
Becky Pyne and Shaun Simpson (mug shot from a previous, unrelated arrest)


WARREN, Ohio (WKBN) – U.S. Marshals arrested a man in connection with a Warren shooting that killed a young mother last month.

Marshals arrested Shaun Simpson in Warren Monday night. He is charged with murdering his girlfriend, 22-year-old Becky Pyne, on November 12.Becky Pyne, Warren murder victim

According to police, the shooting happened outside of a home on South Leavitt Street.

Police said Simpson dropped Pyne off at Trumbull Memorial Hospital late that night, and then sped away. They said he took their baby to a relative’s before returning to the hospital.

Pyne was pronounced dead nearly an hour after being dropped off.

Detectives said Simpson had previously claimed that another person shot Pyne.

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