Emergency C-Section at 81/2 Months Delivers 'Non-Person'

Excerpt: A Colorado judge has dismissed charges against a man who caused a fatal car crash because the victim, at 8½ months of a pregnancy, had only been scheduled for a C-section to be born and that had not yet happened at the time of the crash. "'Person' is a defined term for purposes of the homicide statutes …," wrote Judge Richard Gurley in a case involving the death of Lileigh Lehnen, the born-alive daughter of 26-year-old Shea Lehnen.

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