CHICAGO — A pregnant lady whose physique was discovered behind a house on Chicago’s Southwest Aspect was murdered and her child was “forcibly eliminated” from her physique after her loss of life, police stated.
The Cook dinner County medical expert’s workplace recognized the sufferer on Wednesday as that of 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Uriostegui.
Ochoa-Uriostegui’s physique was found after a number of individuals had been taken into custody on the dwelling, in response to authorities. No prices in opposition to these in custody have been introduced.
Her household stated they consider she went to the house after a girl on Fb stated she had a stroller and child garments, in response to the Chicago Tribune.
“She was giving garments away, supposedly beneath the pretense that her daughters had been given garments they usually had all these further boy garments,” stated Cecelia Garcia, a spokeswoman for Ochoa-Uriostegui’s household.
Chicago Fireplace Division spokesman Larry Merritt informed the Chicago Tribune paramedics had been known as to the house for a new child with issues respiration on the identical day the girl disappeared.
“We consider that she was murdered and we consider that the child was forcibly eliminated following that homicide,” stated Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi. He provides the child was hospitalized and is in “grave” situation after being minimize from the mom’s physique.
The medical expert’s workplace introduced Ochoa-Uriostegui died of ligature strangulation, and her loss of life is taken into account a murder. Ochoa-Uriostegui was 9 months pregnant when she disappeared April 23 after leaving her highschool.
Guglielmi stated investigators are interviewing the individuals taken from the house concerning the slaying of Ochoa-Uriostegui.
“We consider all of them performed some position on this unspeakable act of violence,” he stated.