Friday, July 30, 2010

Eight Postnatal Abortions

Some crazy-evil French woman has admitted to murdering eight of her own newborns and hiding their corpses. Catherine Gaschka had the AP version of the story.

Dominique Cottrez, a 46-year-old nurse's aide by profession, said that after a bad experience with her first pregnancy she never again wanted to see a doctor.
She’s a nurse's aid. She's around doctors all of the time. But putting that aside, plenty of people give birth without seeing a doctor and don't murder their children.

"She explained that she didn't want any more children and that she didn't want to see a doctor to take contraceptives," [prosecutor] Vaillant told a news conference.
Okay, so you’re too dysfunctional to be responsible. How about adoption?

Cottrez and her husband, Pierre-Marie Cottrez, were detained Wednesday after two corpses in plastic bags were discovered in a garden by the new owners of a house that had belonged to the woman's father in the town of Villers-au-Tertre in northern France.
That had to be a nice little find.

Her husband was freed from custody and not charged, although he remains under judicial control. He claimed he knew nothing about the pregnancies of his wife.

"As for Mr. Cottrez, the sky is falling on his head he told us," the prosecutor said. "He told us that he was absolutely not aware that his wife was pregnant."

Vaillant noted that Mrs. Cottrez is quite heavy, making it easy to conceal a pregnancy.
Reason #6,342 to avoid obese women.

The couple's two grown daughters, who are in their 20s, have been questioned, Vaillant said.
Uhm, those would be survivors.

DNA tests are being conducted to establish for sure whether the couple are the parents, and autopsies are being conducted on the corpses to try to determine the cause of death.
It's going to be even more interesting if she was knocked up by other guys. But really, after murder, what's adultery?

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