FILE – This mix of reserving photographs supplied by the Chicago Police Department on Thursday, Could 16, 2019 reveals from left, Pioter Bobak, 40; Clarisa Figueroa, 46; and Desiree Figueroa, 24. Spokeswomen for the household of a slain Chicago girl whose child was reduce from her womb with a butcher knife says the toddler boy has died. Household spokeswoman Cecilia Garcia confirmed a household assertion posted on Fb that 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez’s child died Friday, June 14 at Christ Medical Heart in Oak Garden. Clarisa Figueroa and her 24-year-old daughter, Desiree Figueroa, have been charged with homicide in Ochoa-Lopez’s demise. Clarisa Figueroa’s boyfriend, Piotr Bobak, is charged with concealing a murder. (Chicago Police Department by way of AP) The Related Press
By DON BABWIN and RICK CALLAHAN, Related Press
CHICAGO (AP) — An toddler boy who was reduce from a Chicago girl’s womb with a butcher knife died Friday at a hospital the place he had been in grave situation because the April assault that killed his mom, household spokeswomen mentioned.
Yovanny Jadiel (yoh-VAH’-nee YAH’-dee-el) Lopez died at Christ Medical Heart in suburban Oak Garden from a extreme mind harm, in line with a press release posted on Fb by household spokeswoman Julie Contreras, who expressed “great sadness” in saying the child’s demise. Household spokeswoman Cecilia Garcia confirmed the assertion.
The child had been on life assist since being dropped at the hospital on April 23. Prosecutors say Clarisa Figueroa, 46, claimed she had given start to the child. She and her 24-year-old daughter, Desiree Figueroa, are charged with homicide within the demise of the child’s mom, 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, and Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi mentioned Friday that he expects each ladies will now be charged with homicide within the toddler’s demise.
Prosecutors will “make a determination on additional charges” after police and the county’s health worker’s workplace full their investigations, Cook dinner County State’s Lawyer’s Workplace spokeswoman Tandra Simonton mentioned in a written assertion. An legal professional for the household, Frank Avila, demanded that the workplace cost the 2 ladies with homicide, and cost the Figueroa’s boyfriend, Piotr Bobak, with homicide as nicely. Bobak has been charged with concealing a murder.
“The baby was murdered and we demand justice,” he mentioned.
Garcia mentioned the household had been weighing whether or not to take away the child from life assist when the kid died. And Avila informed reporters that he was notified in a single day that the child’s situation had deteriorated, prompting him to name a Catholic priest, who got here to the hospital to manage final rites at about 1 a.m. 4 hours later, he mentioned, the kid died because of mind accidents brought on by a lack of oxygen when he was reduce from his mom’s physique.
Christ Medical Heart mentioned in a press release that its “hearts and prayers” have been with the child’s household, and that their “courage and grace have drawn the admiration of our entire organization.”
Authorities contend that not lengthy after Clarisa Figueroa’s grownup son died of pure causes, she informed her household she was pregnant. They are saying she plotted for months to amass a new child, and that she posted an ultrasound and photographs of a room embellished for a child on her Fb web page. In March, she and Ochoa-Lopez related on a Fb web page for pregnant ladies.
The 2 first met in particular person round April 1, when Ochoa-Lopez went to the Figueroas’ home and left unhurt, prosecutors allege. The teenager returned on April 23 to simply accept Clarisa Figueroa’s supply of free child garments, and as Desiree Figueroa was exhibiting Ochoa-Lopez a photograph album of her late brother to distract her, Clarisa Figueroa sneaked up behind her and strangled her with a twine.
As soon as Ochoa-Lopez stopped exhibiting indicators of life, Clarisa Figueroa reduce the child from her womb and she or he and her daughter wrapped the teenager’s physique in a blanket, put it in a plastic bag and dragged it exterior to a rubbish can, in line with prosecutors.
Later that day, Clarisa Figueroa referred to as 911 claiming that her new child child was not respiration. When first responders arrived, the kid was blue. They tried to resuscitate the toddler and took him to Christ Medical Heart, the place he remained till his demise.
This model of the story corrects the spelling of rites within the sixth paragraph.
Callahan reported from Indianapolis.
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