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Woman charged after fetus found – The Tribune

Woman charged after fetus was found

Published Sunday, April 21, 2024 at 12:00 PM

The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a fetus was found Wednesday.

The sheriff’s office was called to 349 Township Road 81 in Hamilton Township. When officers arrived, they were told that Carrie Copley, 28, of South Point, had been transported to the hospital earlier in the day. The resident later found a fetus on the property.

Detectives were notified and began an investigation. Copley was located and interviewed by Sheriff’s Department detectives.

She was arrested and transported to the Lawrence County Jail on charges of abuse of a corpse and tampering with evidence.

The fetus has been sent to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office for an autopsy.