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Court records reveal patient’s death resulted from negligence at late-term abortion center

Updated: January 11, 2018 at 7:11 pm EST  See Comments

Cesare F. Santangelo Cheryl Sullenger

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 11, 2018 (Operation Rescue) – Court documents obtained by Operation Rescue accused late-term abortionist Cesare F. Santangelo of negligence in the previously unknown death of an abortion patient at his Washington Surgi-Clinic in 2010. That facility is located in Washington, D.C.

According to a 2011 medical malpractice/wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family, Rebecca Carey Charland experienced a complicated pregnancy in the spring of 2010. She suffered from a condition known as antiphospholipid syndrome. That condition causes the immune system to attack proteins normally found in the blood, and can lead to the formation of blood clots, deep vein thrombosis, and miscarriage or stillbirth.

Unfortunately, her condition resulted in the natural death of her wanted pre-born baby in Charland’s second trimester of pregnancy.

On May 17, 2010, Charland underwent an ultrasound examination that confirmed her baby, which should have measured 20 weeks, 2 days, had tragically died in the womb at 16-17 weeks gestation.

The following day, her physician referred her to Santangelo and the Washington Surgi-Clinic, an outpatient abortion facility, for a D&E procedure to remove her dead baby.

“We don’t understand by this obstetrician

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