Woman Accused in Kidnapping Plot

9 years 8 months 3 weeks ago August 07, 2007 Aug 7, 2007 Tuesday, August 07 2007 Tuesday, August 07, 2007 10:21:24 AM CDT in News
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KANSAS CITY (AP) - More details are emerging about the woman accused of plotting with a friend to kill a pregnant woman and cut the baby from her womb. Nineteen-year-old Lauren Gash of Odessa and 17-year-old Alisa Betts of Atchison, Kansas, were arrested last week at a Blue Springs motel room where they allegedly held the victim of their bizarre plan. Betts apparently got cold feet and called police. Family members told investigators Gash recently had a baby shower and had told them she had given birth to a baby boy on July 29 -- a day before the alleged kidnapping. When she was arrested, Gash was wearing maternity clothes. On the Internet, there was one post bearing her screen name on a site for women with a health condition that blocks the production of human eggs.

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