Fertility Doctor’s Son Charged with Murdering Unborn Child

12:58 pm
Thu May 16, 2013

Fertility Doctor’s Son Charged with Murdering Unborn Child

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Federal prosecutors have charged a fertility doctor’s son with first degree-murder for tricking his ex-girlfriend into taking a drug that terminated the pregnancy of her six-week-old fetus, the Tampa Bay Times reports. Authorities say John Andrew Welden, 28, forged his father’s signature on his prescription pad, and then told the woman she was taking an antibiotic.
TAMPA - The 28-year-old son of a Tampa gynecologist faces life in prison, accused of killing a girlfriend's unborn child by tricking her into taking the abortion drug Cytotec.John Andrew Weldon was held without bail Wednesday after prosecutors convinced a federal judge that he could be a flight risk given