Mother and daughter Figueroa, who cut the baby from the womb of a pregnant woman, on Thursday appeared before the court on charges of double murder.
Forty-six Clarice Figueroa (Clarisa Figueroa) and her 24-year-old daughter Desiree will stand trial for the death of 19-year-old Marlene Ochoa-Lopez (Marlen Ochoa-Lopez) and her “Baby Ochoa”, which they removed from the abdomen, strangled the mother and cutting out the fruit with a kitchen knife. Elder Figueroa tried to give the baby for her, when they called an ambulance to resuscitate the baby. Due to the brutal procedure, the child’s brain was injured so that the baby did not survive, despite efforts of doctors.
Prosecutors in cook County, Illinois, accused Clarice Figueroa as the main accused her daughter as an accomplice. They are not found guilty of first-degree murder and kidnapping.
Marlene Ochoa-Lopez was killed on April 22 and dumped the body in the dumpster, the boy died on June 14 after several weeks on life support. Figueroa wanted to take the child themselves after the death of his son last year. A pregnant woman lured into the house under the guise of free transfer of children’s clothes.