Lawyer Wants 2nd Autopsy of Baby Found in Pub Toilet

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2013  |  Updated 8:16 PM EDT
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Lawyer Wants 2nd Autopsy of Baby Found in Pub Toilet

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Lower Saucon Township Police investigate a fetus ound inside this Bethlehem, Pa. pub on Aug. 19, 2013.

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The attorney representing the Pennsylvania woman accused of killing her newborn in a sports bar bathroom is requesting another autopsy of the baby.

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The Express-Times said the request was filed by public defender Michael Corriere.
 
Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli told the newspaper on Wednesday that he would not oppose a motion seeking to allow 26-year-old Amanda Catherine Hein's defense team for another autopsy.
 
Hein is being held without bail on one count of criminal homicide.
 
A cleaning crew found the baby's body in a toilet tank on Aug. 19 at Starters Pub in Bethlehem, about 30 miles north of Philadelphia. An autopsy by the county coroner concluded the baby was born alive.
 
A call to Corriere was not immediately returned.

 


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