Grand Jury Indicts Woman in Deaths of Mother and Fetus

1 decade 3 years 8 months ago Friday, October 13 2006 Oct 13, 2006 Friday, October 13, 2006 8:13:18 PM CDT October 13, 2006 in News
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BELLEVILLE, Ill. - A grand jury has indicted a 24-year-old East St. Louis, Ill., resident who is accused of killing a pregnant woman and cutting the fetus from her womb. Tiffany Hall is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Jimella Tunstall and with the intentional homicide of Tunstall's seven-month-old fetus. St. Clair County State's Attorney Robert Haida said Friday he has not decided whether to ask for the death penalty. No charges have been filed in the deaths of Tunstall's three other children while investigators wait for the results of pathology tests and other forensic evidence. Police said Hall led them to those bodies, which were stuffed in Tunstall's washer and dryer.

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