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Officials Investigate Death of Fetus Found in Dumpster at Yorktown Mall

An investigation has been launched to try and determine the circumstances of the death of a fetus found recently in a dumpster, officials said.

The body of a dead fetus was found recently inside a dumpster at the Yorktown Mall.

Officials are now trying to determine the circumstances that led to the fetus' death and subsequent dumping at the mall in Lombard.

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin, Lombard Police Chief Ray Byrne and Glendale Heights Police Chief Mike Marron have launched an investigation into the death, DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office spokesman Paul Darrah said Tuesday.

Officials did not disclose when the fetus was found or an age of the fetus.

ABC7 is reporting that the Glendale Heights police said a teen delivered the fetus and dumped it Saturday at the mall. The DuPage County State's Attorney's Office has not confirmed this information. 

In addition, WGNTV reported a "source" said that a Villa Park teen delivered a baby Thursday at her uncle's apartment in Glendale Heights. The teen allegedly placed it in a vehicle trunk on Friday and left it there until she disposed of it at the mall.

Glen Ellyn Patch contacted the Glendale Heights Police Department to confirm the reports and officials would not comment, directing questions to the DuPage County State's Attorney's Office. 

An autopsy was performed and the results are pending, Darrah said in a news release. No other information was yet available, he said.

Sharon Storm December 23, 2012 at 05:11 AM
this horrible thing has happened and you people are arguing about what is the correct term to use? get some perspective!
bubbles December 23, 2012 at 05:55 AM
Fear is no excuse to toss a child away like garbage. Selfish slut. She had several months to think about this and get information on a pregnancy crisis. She could have at least left that child on someone's doorstep or even a park bench if she had no other option. What a scumbag I hope she pays for this.
Despiser of Obama December 24, 2012 at 03:07 PM
When this scum is located , remove her uterus so she can ever get pregnant again.
bubbles December 25, 2012 at 01:36 AM
I wish sterilization could be mandated in cases where parents kill their own children. Granted this deceased baby might have been stillborn, but why throw it away like a candy wrapper. What a total disregard for life. This birther only cared about herself, she even went to get medical care for herself while that child was rotting away in a dumpster. Disgusting.
Nancy Jones January 02, 2013 at 06:54 PM
For all we/you know the "baby" was dead and spontaneously aborted, as happens in nature. I maintain it is prudent to hold off on judgment.

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