A South Louisiana man is accused of a brutal attack on his wife.

31-year-old Jeffrey  Reynolds,  from Walker is locked up today. He's accused of stabbing his wife in the stomach and cutting the fetus from her.

Livingston Parish  Sheriff's spokesperson Lori Steele his motive is yet unknown, and a full  investigation  of  the  horrific crime is underway. Reynolds  is  charged  with  1st  degree  feticide and attempted 2nd degree murder.