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Indiana Court of Appeals Issues Ruling In Bei Bei Shuai Case

2/8/2012

Bei Bei Shuai

The Indiana Court of Appeals has refused to dismiss charges of murder and attempted feticide against an Indianapolis woman accused of killing her premature baby by eating rat poison before giving birth.

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But the panel also ruled Wednesday that Bei Bei Shuai should be allowed to post bond while awaiting trial on those charges.

Prosecutors insist Shuai intended to kill her fetus. Shuai's attorneys argue courts have held pregnant women shouldn't be prosecuted for harming themselves.

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» Woman Charged with Murder Seeks Release on Bond (4-5-11)
» Attorney Defends Mother Who Took Rat Poison While Pregnant (4-1-11)
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