By Cassy Fiano-Chesser Rafiq Thompson, a Philadelphia man who murdered his pregnant ex-girlfriend and their preborn baby, has been given two consecutive life sentences. Homicide is the leading cause of death among pregnant women. In April of 2022, Thompson shot 31-year-old Tamara Cornelius multiple times as she pumped gas. He continued to fire even as she tried to get away. …Continue reading "Man gets two life sentences for killing pregnant ex-girlfriend and preborn son"
By Dave Andrusko Donovan Faison, 21, was arrested Tuesday charged with two counts of felony homicide in the shooting deaths of his pregnant girlfriend and her unborn child. Kaylin Fiengo refused to get an abortion, according to police. Sanford police said Fiengo, 18, was found shot to death in her car at a park in …Continue reading "Man charged with 2 counts of felony homicides in deaths of girlfriend and her unborn baby"
By Michael Cook Last week English neonatal nurse Lucy Letby was found guilty of murdering seven babies and attempting to kill six others. The attacks took place between June 2015 and June 2016 in a ward for premature babies in Countess of Chester Hospital, in the city of Chester. On Monday the 33-year-old nurse was …Continue reading "‘Not nice Lucy!’: the fun-loving nurse who is modern England’s worst baby killer"
By Dave Andrusko After a ten month trial and an investigation that stretched back five years, Lucy Letby, who worked in the neonatal ward of the Countess of Chester Hospital in Chester, England, was sentenced Monday to life in prison without possibility of parole for murdering seven infants and attempting to murder six others in 2015 …Continue reading "Neonatal Nurse Sentenced to Life in Prison for murdering 7 Babies and Attempting to Murder 6 More"
By Dave Andrusko After a ten month trial and an investigation that stretched back five years, Lucy Letby, who worked in the neonatal ward of the Countess of Chester Hospital in Chester, England, has been convicted of murdering seven infants and attempting to murder six others in 2015 and 2016. Letby will be sentenced at Manchester Crown …Continue reading "Nurse Lucy Letby convicted of killing seven babies in the neonatal unit in Chester, England"
By Michael Cook A Dutch court has sentenced a man to 3½ years in prison for providing contacts with a lethal suicide drug. The man, identified only as Alex S. was convicted of helping at least ten people. All were over the age of 18. However, he sold the drug to 1,600 people. Eighteen months of the sentence …Continue reading "Dutch court sentences man to 3½ years for assisting suicides"
By Bridget Sielicki Police in Houston, Texas, are seeking a woman they believe is connected to a newborn who was found dead in a gas station restroom in April. On April 2 at around 4:35 a.m., police and paramedics were called to the Shell gas station at 13114 South Post Oak Road when the body of …Continue reading "Police seek answers after newborn found dead in gas station bathroom"
By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition People Magazine published an article on August 1 written by Emily Palmer stating that David Hunter (76) who was convicted of manslaughter for killing his wife Janice, on December 18, 2021, did so “out of love.” The story of David and Janice Hunter will be used by the assisted …Continue reading "Killing a spouse is not loving or compassionate"
By Dave Andrusko Following a three-month trial in the U.S. District Court of Puerto Rico, former Olympic boxer Félix Verdejo-Sánchez was convicted Friday of kidnapping his pregnant girlfriend and murdering her and her unborn child by tossing her off a bridge into a lagoon in Puerto Rico. Allegedly 27-year-old Keishla Rodríguez Ortez refused to get an abortion. A Puerto …Continue reading "Olympic boxer Félix Verdejo-Sánchez found guilty of killing pregnant lover and unborn child"
By Calvin Freiburger WASHINGTON, D.C.– Democrats in Congress are seizing on a pervasive misrepresentation of a grisly child killing out of Nebraska in their attempt to turn the public against pro-life laws by claiming they subject troubled pregnant teenagers to criminal prosecution. Last week, 19-year-old Celeste Burgess was sentenced to 90 days in prison and two years’ …Continue reading "House Democrats use misleading reports about teen who burned, buried preborn child to scare public"
By Dave Andrusko 18-year-old Celeste Burgess was sentenced last week to concealing or abandoning a dead body—the body of her 30-week-old unborn baby which she buried three different times in addition to trying to burn the baby’s remains. The northeastern Nebraska woman was sentenced to 90 days in jail and two years of probation for …Continue reading "18-year-old Nebraska woman sentenced to 90 days in jail for burning the body of the baby she had aborted"
By Dave Andrusko After a 15-month investigation, 39-year-old Dia Beshara was arrested on July 3rd and charged with giving the abortifacient mifepristone to a pregnant woman without her knowledge triggering a miscarriage. The local County Sheriff’s Office posted this summary: On July 3, 2023, the Rensselaer County Sheriff’s Office arrested Dia A. Beshara, a 39 …Continue reading "Woman says she did not know that man gave her mifepristone, defendant charged with assault in the second degree"