Welden apologizes, heads to prison - FOX 13 News

Welden apologizes, heads to prison

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TAMPA (FOX 13) -

The man who tricked hispregnant ex-girlfriend into taking an abortion pill turned himself in toauthorities Wednesday morning.

John Welden arrived atthe federal courthouse in Tampa, as reporters and TV crews swarmed around him.He only offered this:

"I just say sorryto my family and to Tara and her family and everyone," he said as hewalked into the courthouse.

He will spend nearly 14years behind bars for the crime. Investigators say the pill he gave to hisex-girlfriend caused her to miscarry.

Welden pleaded guiltyto product tampering and mail fraud. The maximum sentence was 15 years inprison.

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