Second Mental Evaluation in Baby Kidnapping Case

1 decade 2 years 2 weeks ago Thursday, August 02 2007 Aug 2, 2007 Thursday, August 02, 2007 2:53:09 PM CDT August 02, 2007 in News
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UNION (AP) - The lawyer for a woman accused of kidnapping a baby and attacking the child's mother will ask a Franklin County judge today to allow a second mental evaluation. Shannon Torrez remains jailed in the abduction of seven-day-old Abby Woods and the knife attack on Abby's mother, Stephenie Ochsenbine. The crime happened in September. Torrez has already undergone a court-ordered evaluation. Attorney John Rogers says he wants a second evaluation after reviewing the findings of the first one. Details of that evaluation have not been released. Torrez passed off Abby as her own child for five days as police frantically searched for the baby. Police arrested Torrez after her sister-in-law became suspicious.

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