Conviction tossed for Suffolk woman in unborn baby case

Jennifer Jorgensen, of Miller Place, was found guilty for the death of her unborn daughter after a 2008 crash.

Jennifer Jorgensen, of Miller Place, was found guilty for the death of her unborn daughter after a 2008 crash. (10/22/15)

MILLER PLACE - A conviction has been thrown out for a Suffolk woman found guilty of causing the death of her unborn baby.

Jennifer Jorgensen, of Miller Place, was found guilty for the death of her unborn daughter after a 2008 crash.

In that same crash, Jorgenseon had been found not guilty of driving under the influence and causing the death of a couple in another car.

The state Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that the law did not intend to hold a pregnant woman responsible for harmful conduct on their unborn fetus, unless it is intentional.

Jorgensen had been sentenced to three to nine years in prison for the unborn child's death.

 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Top 5 Must See

United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions promised to 1 AG Sessions to MS-13 on LI: We are coming for you
Sen. Phil Boyle is pushing to make it 2 Sen. Boyle pushes to ban posting violent acts on social media
United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions was met 3 Protesters gather as AG Sessions speaks on LI gang violence
Some residents in Syosset and Woodbury are concerned 4 Syosset, Woodbury residents concerned over new cell towers
Schools districts on Long Island and across the 5 Schools warn parents about Netflix's '13 Reasons Why'

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

Mom gets 3-9 years for killing unborn baby in crash

A Miller Place mom was sentenced to three to nine years in prison for the

Sentencing rescheduled for woman convicted of killing unborn baby

Sentencing was rescheduled today for a woman who was convicted of killing her unborn baby

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE