Chile: Woman detained for using pill (Misotrol) to induce abortion

Posted on February 21, 2013 • Filed under: Chile, Crime, Latin America Health, Latin America Womens Issues reported that the Homicide Unit (BH) of the PDI of Conception is investigating a possible abortion, performed by a woman of 23 years old, through the use of a medication called Misotrol. The accused would have introduced vaginally pills while in his home in the town of Lan C Hualpén. After presenting a hemorrhage, reached Las Higueras Hospital in Talcahuano, where care hospital staff would have found remains of the drug in their genitals. As noted by the head of the BH penquista, curator José Carmona, “Higueras detectives visit the hospital where a woman admitted with symptoms of loss (…) it is found that the accused had indeed acquired a drug to abort an embryo approximately nine weeks, ” Read Article

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