Autopsy inconclusive for fetus found in bag at Victoria's Secret

Autopsy inconclusive for fetus found in bag at Victoria's Secret

Posted: Updated:

NEW YORK (AP) -- Medical examiners say an autopsy of a fetus found in a teenage girl's shopping bag at a New York City lingerie store is inconclusive, and more tests will be needed to determine how the fetus died.

The inconclusive results came Friday, and the medical examiners' office says the needed tests could take a couple of weeks.

Chief police spokesman John McCarthy says investigators are awaiting the medical examiners' findings. Those would show how the fetus died, including whether it was born alive and whether it was asphyxiated.

The remains were discovered Thursday when a security guard stopped two 17-year-old girls at a Victoria's Secret store.

The girls were arrested on petit larceny charges. It's unclear whether they have lawyers.

  • Manhattan NewsManhattan NewsMore>>

  • Subway bedbug infestations on the rise

    Subway bedbug infestations on the rise

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-09-02 22:32:13 GMT
    It appears the subway bedbug problem we've been reporting is getting worse. Commuters already have to contend with sweltering platforms, scurrying rats and packed train cars, and now there's another transit woe: fear of bedbugs.
    It appears the subway bedbug problem we've been reporting is getting worse. Commuters already have to contend with sweltering platforms, scurrying rats and packed train cars, and now there's another transit woe: fear of bedbugs.
  • Joan Rivers on life support

    Joan Rivers on life support

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:03 PM EDT2014-09-02 18:03:07 GMT

    Joan Rivers' family is confirming that the comedian is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a procedure at a doctor's office.

    Joan Rivers' family is confirming that the comedian is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a procedure at a doctor's office.

  • New MTA bus routes take effect

    New MTA bus routes take effect

    Monday, September 1 2014 1:09 PM EDT2014-09-01 17:09:54 GMT
    MTAMTA
    The MTA has new bus routes throughout the 5 boroughs. 
    The MTA has new bus routes throughout the 5 boroughs. 
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices