Dayton Women's Health Services.had been caught operating without a license in 1999. It was inspected on October 27, 1999, to see if a license should be granted. Inspectors found rusty instruments, improperly-marked medications, and a failure to follow sterile technique. The clinic administrators were told they'd have to correct the problems to get a license. The clinic got the license after getting a waiver regarding follow-up care for patients.
The authorities evidently made a bad choice in trusting so shoddy a place to provide care to patients. On October 11, 2000, Detroit police were called to a private residence to
investigate the report of an unresponsive 21-year-old woman shortly
after 6 p.m. The young woman was L'Echelle Head.
She was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital, where she was pronounced
dead at 7:45 p.m. Preliminary reports were that she likely suffered
some sort of embolism after an abortion at none other than Dayton Women's Health Services.
I know less about the death of 17-year-old Sharonda Rowe. Life Dynamics lists her on their "Blackmun Wallsafe and legal abortions. According to LDI, Sharonda had an abortion done in a doctor's office in
Washington, DC on October 11, 1981. She suffered lacerations in her
vagina and uterus, causing a massive, fatal air embolism.