3 charged in gruesome killing of pregnant Chicago woman

3 charged in gruesome killing of pregnant Chicago woman

She had sent a text message to her husband saying that she was too exhausted to drive anymore, then vanished.

Relatives of the woman who was strangled before her unborn baby was cut from her womb are expressing relief that their almost four-week wait for answers is over.

A break in the investigation came after the woman who said she had given birth to the baby set up an online fundraising campaign, another spokeswoman for Ms Ochoa-Lopez's family said. "She is a very responsible lady".

Three people have been charged after a missing pregnant woman was found dead on Chicago's Southwest Side, according to police. I can not believe that she would just leave, pregnant, and abandon her other son. "There's something wrong here, something bad".

The nine-months-pregnant Ochoa-Uriostegui was last seen leaving a high school on April 23.

Tere Layra, a family friend, remembers Ochoa-Lopez spent hours doing her homework and would scoff at doing household chores instead of studying.

The medical examiner announced Wednesday Ochoa-Uriostegui died of ligature strangulation, and her death is considered a homicide.

"We believe that she was murdered, and we believe that the baby was forcibly removed following that murder", said Anthony Guglielmi, a Chicago police spokesman.

This Chicago Police missing person flier shows Marlen Ochoa-Lopez.

A Chicago woman who sold baby clothes to a pregnant woman and lured her back to her house with an offer of more clothing has been charged with murder after allegedly strangling the woman with a cord and cutting the infant from her womb, police said Thursday. Piotr Bobak, Clarisa Figueroa's boyfriend, has been charged with one felony count of concealing the death of a person and one felony count of concealing a homicidal death.

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Desiree Figueroa told them her mother was in the hospital for problems with her legs.

Authorities say that the same day Ochoa-Lopez vanished, a 46-year-old woman called 911 about a baby in distress.

The newborn is in grave condition and not expected to survive.

"The caller gave birth 10 minutes ago", a 911 dispatcher says in audio recordings obtained by WLS. "46 years of age". The baby is pale and blue. Suspicious, detectives subpoenaed hospital records and began to collect DNA samples from the baby, his biological father and Clarisa Figueroa. "She did nothing to them", Lopez said in Spanish on Wednesday night, according to The AP. He called the crime heinous and hard to comprehend. It was covered with parking tickets. "That's the false pretenses that we believe led her to that house".

The paper reports that on March 5, Figueroa posted in the group asking who was due in May. Whether it means walking through a bloody police shooting to help a family find justice or showing the multifaceted talent of the Black Diaspora I write the news.

Authorities asked for Ochoa-Lopez's dental records as well as a hairbrush and toothbrush from her family to identify her body, Cortes, the pastor, said.

"She did nothing to them".

Ochoa-Lopez's body was found in a garbage can in Figueroa's backyard.

Julia Rooney met Ochoa-Lopez when she worked as a social worker at Sandra Cisneros Elementary School, where the teen graduated 8th grade.

"She did nothing to them", said Yovani Lopez, her husband, reported the Chicago Tribune.

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