The news of a pregnant mother, who was murdered brutally, was greatly sympathized in the media. And to the relief of the family, the infant has been luckily saved.
The fetus that survived the attack was cut from the dead mother's womb last month. And on Monday, a series of photographs of the lucky kid was released by the family.
In one of the photographs, the father of the child can be seen holding the infant who reportedly was in a critical situation after being removed from the womb.
Cecilia Garcia, a family friend who released the photo on Facebook wrote,
Thank you for your prayers He opened his eye for us!! We’re praying for a miracle
The 19-year-old mother Marlen Ochoa-Lopez was reportedly strangled to death on April 23. And as per the authority, Clarisa Figueroa and her daughter Desiree Figueroa were involved in the murder.
Instantly after the incident, the pair, as per the authority, cut the baby out from the womb after which they called 911 pretending Clarisa has just given birth to the unconscious child.
Reports suggest that Clarisa had initially lured Ochoa-Lopez to her home saying she will help her get free child clothes on a Facebook group for mom.
Later, police located the suspects a friend of Ochoa-Lopez’s showed to the police the message exchanged between the victim and the culprit.
Ochoa-Lopez’s body was found three weeks after the missing report in the garbage near Figueroas’ home on the city’s Southwest Side on the midnight of May 15.
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