Family of stillborn baby sue Minnesota hospital after the child's body was found dumped in dirty laundry two weeks after he was meant to be cremated

Mail Online | 10/10/2017 | Associated Press
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The family of a stillborn baby who was discarded in a Minnesota hospital's dirty laundry in 2013 is now suing the medical center.

Esmeralda Hernandez, the mother of the child, filed a lawsuit against Regions Hospital in St Paul last week, along with some of her other family members.

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The lawsuit, which is seeking unspecified damages 'far in excess of $50,000' for the family's ongoing pain, accuses Regions of reckless interference with a dead body.

Hernandez gave birth to a premature, stillborn son named Jose back in April 2013.

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While she declined an autopsy, the grieving mother accepted the hospital's offer of a dignified cremation.

However, the baby's body turned up at a commercial laundry two weeks later.

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The baby's body fell out of a bed sheet that...
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