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AG flips position after prosecution of woman who hid fetus (access required)

The office of Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring argued in February to uphold the conviction of a Franklin County woman who discarded a stillborn fetus in a dumpster. Katherine Dellis was convicted under a law that prohibits the concealment of a dead body. She got a five-year prison term, with all but five months suspended. Herring’s ...