Friends accused of trying to cause miscarriage


NORFOLK (WTKR) – Twenty-year-old Jessica Carpenter and 27-year-old Rachael Lowe are charged with felony producing an abortion or miscarriage in Norfolk.  Court records say their friends told police the women searched for “ingestible items that would cause [Carpenter’s] pregnancy to terminate.”

The search warrant affidavit for Carpenter’s medical records says she went into labor at six months pregnant and delivered a baby boy at DePaul Hospital in Norfolk, but he died 20 minutes later at the hospital.

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