By Dave Andrusko It took a jury in Rapid City, South Dakota only four hours to find Alfredo Vargas guilty of attempted fetal homicide. When the 36-year-old Vargas is sentence in November, he faces up to 25 years in prison. Vargas laced his then-girlfriend Lisa Komes’ drinks with a herbal extract (pulegone) that in large …Continue reading "Jury quickly convicts man of trying to abort girlfriend’s baby by giving her herbs"
By Dave Andrusko It’s been three years, but Alfredo Vargas was set to go on trial today on charges that he gave a former girlfriend Blue Cohosh, a herb known to induce labor or abortion in early term pregnancies. NRL News Today has previously written twice about the now 36-year-old Vargas. (See nrlc.cc/181qCVH and nrlc.cc/165la68.) …Continue reading "Trial scheduled to begin today for man accused of using herb to try to abort girlfriend’s baby"
By Dave Andrusko In September we wrote about 34-year-old Alfredo Vargas, accused of giving his pregnant girlfriend a herb known to induce labor or abortion in early term pregnancies. At the time he pled not guilty to attempted fetal homicide charges. Pennington County (South Dakota) chief deputy state’s attorney Lara Roetzel said Vargas gave his …Continue reading "Trial nears for man accused of using herb to try to abort girlfriend’s baby"