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DCFS And Police Not Alerted To Suspect In Pregnant Woman’s Death

Illinois Department of Children and Family Services officials and Oak Lawn police say Christ Medical Center did not contact them about Clarisa Figueroa when she came to the hospital with a newborn and had no signs of having just giving birth. The woman is one of two defendants accused of murdering Marlen Ochoa-Lopez and removing her infant from her womb. Paramedics brought Figueroa to the hospital April 23rd, but police didn’t link her to Ochoa-Lopez’s killing. The baby boy remains in grave condition.

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