Cheating Boyfriend Arrested on Christmas Eve for Strangulation of Pregnant Woman Police Say

The victim told police she is pregnant with Couto's unborn child.

Posted: Dec 25, 2020 2:01 PM

Around 3 in the afternoon on Christmas Eve Evansville Police responded to 2811 Promise Drive for a domestic in progress.

According to court records, 25-year-old Keanan Lucas Couto and his ex-girlfriend got into an argument after the man cheated on her according to the police report.

The victim was locked inside a car in her driveway, Couto was upset and tried to get the keys from the woman.  Thats when the situation turned violent.

The victim told police Couto put his hands round her neck, causing her to not be able to breathe.

The victim told police she is pregnant with Couto's unborn child.

There were two witnesses on scene that described the entire situation to police.

25-year-old Keanan Lucas Couto was taken to the Vanderburgh County Jail on Domestic Battery and Strangulation charges.

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