Wednesday, June 12 2013 4:22 PM EDT2013-06-12 20:22:14 GMT
Police are investigating after a fetus was found at a sewer pumping station Saturday morning. Independence police said they got a call about 8:30 a.m. from a city employee who routinely inspects theMore >>
Police are investigating after a fetus was found at a sewer pumping station Saturday morning.More >>
INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) -
The Jackson County Medical Examiner's Office determined a fetus found at an Independence pump station had speed and marijuana in his system.
The fetus was male and was 20 to 21 weeks old, according to the autopsy report obtained by KCTV5.
The autopsy revealed no evidence of trauma or natural disease. The cause and manner of death was undetermined, according to the medical examiner.
A Independence sewer worker found the male fetus on March 20 while cleaning a grate filter at a sewage pump station. He called 911.
KCTV5 has learned that police believe the mother was a high school student and that the fetus entered the sewage system via a toilet at an Independence high school.
Because of the difficulty in identifying the mother with 100 percent certainty and there was no sign of foul play in the death, the Independence Police Department has closed the case without forwarding the file to the Jackson County Prosecutor's Office, Independence police Officer Tom Gentry said Wednesday.
Copyright2013 KCTV (MeredithCorp.) All rights reserved.
Fetus found at pump station had speed, marijuana in systemMore>>
Monday, April 21 2014 12:23 AM EDT2014-04-21 04:23:18 GMT
BROWNSBURG, IN (WAVE) - A statewide Silver Alert for a missing Hendricks County, Indiana woman was canceled late Sunday night, according to a news release from Indiana State Police. No other informationMore >>
The alert was declared earlier Sunday after 77-year-old Suzanne La Brash disappeared. No other information about the cancellation of the alert More >>
Sunday, April 20 2014 9:34 PM EDT2014-04-21 01:34:43 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A man who barricaded himself and his family in a south Louisville home Sunday morning prompted a standoff with police, according to the Louisville Metro Police Department. LouisvilleMore >>
Police said SWAT arrived on the scene as backup Sunday morning in case police needed to force their way inside the home. More >>
Monday, April 21 2014 12:25 AM EDT2014-04-21 04:25:55 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Plastic bags filled with yard waste may be getting the can. "It's ridiculous to take yard waste and out it in our landfill," Louisville Councilman Tom Owen told WAVE 3 News. That'sMore >>
If a vote on the matter passes on May 6, plastic bags filled with yard waste will no longer be picked up curbside in Jefferson County.More >>
Sunday, April 20 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-04-21 03:00:47 GMT
FLOYD COUNTY, IN (WAVE) - One person suffered life-threatening injuries in a single vehicle crash on eastbound Interstate 64 in Floyd County on Saturday, according to the Floyd County Sheriff's Department.More >>
According to the Floyd County Sheriff's Department, a preliminary investigation found that a 2012 silver Volkswagen was traveling east on I-64 at a high rate of speed just after 4 p.m. on Saturday. The vehicle left the road, crashed into a rock embankment and possibly overturned near mile marker 121.More >>
725 S. Floyd Street
Louisville, KY 40203