Woman accused of cutting baby from pregnant woman’s womb

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LONGMONT, Colo. (March 18, 2015) — Police in northern Colorado have arrested a 34-year-old woman accused of stabbing a pregnant woman in the stomach and removing her baby.

The baby didn’t survive.

Longmont police Cmdr. Jeff Satur tells the Daily Times-Call newspaper that officers were called to a home Wednesday afternoon and found the pregnant woman stabbed and beaten. She underwent surgery at a hospital and is expected to recover.

Satur says the suspect arrived at the hospital with the baby and told staff she had suffered a miscarriage.

Investigators have not released the names of the suspect and the pregnant woman but say they did not know each other.

Satur didn’t say what charges the suspect might face.

Police were getting a search warrant for the suspect’s home Wednesday evening.

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