A Virginia woman is facing criminal charges after allegedly self-aborting her unborn baby and then burying the dead infant in her back yard.
Michelle Roberts, 43, was recently indicted by a grand jury on a felony charge of procuring an abortion ‚Äúwith intent to destroy her unborn child.‚ÄĚ
According to reports, police had received a tip in February that human remains were buried behind a home in North Chesterfield. A search warrant was obtained and forensic investigators were called in to excavate the area where the baby was buried.
The deceased child was then sent to the medical examiner‚Äôs office for an autopsy with the assistance of a forensic anthropologist. It was concluded that the child was aborted during the third trimester and died due to ‚Äúpenetrating injuries to the head.‚ÄĚ ...