Thursday, September 18, 2008

1958: Mystery death from induced abortion

On September 18, 1958, Georgia Lee Cody was found dead in her Norman, Oklahoma home by one of her four children. An autopsy confirmed that an induced abortion had caused her death. Her ex-husband, James Paul Morion, was arrested for questioning. Witnesses said they had seen him at Georgia's home the night before her death.

For more on pre-legalization abortion, see The Bad Old Days of Abortion

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