Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Today in Crime History: Bobbi Jo Stinnett is killed for her unborn child

On December 16, 2004, Bobbi Jo Stinnett, 23 and pregnant, was murdered in a bloody effort to steal her unborn child. Not as uncommon as one would hope, prenatal predators, aka, womb raiders, are women so obsessed with motherhood, that they are willing to do the unthinkable to obtain it.

Fetal Snatchers: Obsessed With Babies

Some deranged women become womb raiders, killing mothers of unborn children to take their babies. An examination of the mindset of these severely disturbed women and a number of recent and high-profile cases.

Today in Crime History: Accused Fetal Snatcher Pleads Not Guilty

In September, 2006, the body of Jimella Tunstall was found in an empty St. Louis lot. Tiffany Hall killed her pregnant friend Tunstall and cut out her unborn child. When the child didn’t survive the ordeal, Hall brought her to the hospital, claiming she’d suffered a miscarriage after being raped. Hospital staff alerted authorities after finding her story hard to believe. On September 25, Hall appeared in court.

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