The hospital in Chicago where the wife of the & # 39; uterus seeker & # 39; accused of killing a pregnant teenager and cutting her baby from her belly, is officially investigated because she did not call the police after investigating her and found no signs that she had given birth.
The Advocate Christ Medical Center at Oak Lawn is now being investigated by the Department of Health for its role in the troubling case of the murder of Marlen Ochoa-Lopez and the theft of her unborn baby boy by Clarisa Figueroa and her daughter.
The hospital did not respond to not exposing suspicions. A spokesperson told DailyMail.com that it cooperated with authorities, but refused to say more, citing privacy policies.
The baby is still being treated there in the NICU.
The hospital has yet to answer who has examined Clarisa, whether they realized that she had not given birth, why the physical signs were ignored and why they did not alert.
Marlen went missing on April 23, the day she was strangled and had her baby cut out of her womb, but it took two weeks for the police to find the boy in a city hospital, guarded by his mother's murderers, and another week later to find the body of Marlen in their home.
Clarisa Figueroa is shown standing over the baby boy who she cut from the womb of his real mother and went to the hospital and claimed that he was hers. When she got there, she was examined by an OB technician who kept the blood on her hands and arms clean, but despite the fact that she hadn't given birth, nobody called the police to report her.
Marlen Ochoa Lopez is the mother of the baby boy. She was murdered on April 23 and had him cut out of her womb after her death. Clarisa had been posting on Facebook for months and claimed she was pregnant and welcomed a baby boy
On the day of the murder, Clarisa Figueroa, the 46-year-old leader of Marlen's murder, named 911 and claimed that she had given birth to the boy.
WOMB RAIDER TIME LINE
April 23: Marlen Ochoa-Lopez goes to Clarisa Figueroa's house to collect baby clothes and gets strangled
Clarisa takes her unborn baby to the hospital and claims he is hers, and he is placed in the NICU with no brain function
April 24: Marlen's husband reports her missing
May 7: Marlen & # 39; s friends tell Chicago PD about her Facebook contact with Clarisa Figueroa after discovering it.
Officers go to her house, find her daughter there, she says she's in the hospital with her new baby. They find Marlen's car at the house and order DNA tests for the baby in the hospital.
8-13 May: Police order DNA tests and summons hospital records
The 9th of May: The hospital warns children's services about the police investigation
15 May: Marlen's body is found in a trash can at home. The Figueroas are arrested
May 16: The Figueroas are being charged
Paramedics and firefighters went to her house, where Marlen's body was put in the garbage can in the yard and brought her and the baby to the hospital where she was examined by an OB technician in the Labor and Delivery section of the hospital, according to prosecutors.
Despite blood on her & # 39; arms, hands and over her face & # 39; it belonged to Marlen, and despite the fact that she did not show any physical signs that she had given birth, neither the police nor the Ministry of Children and Families was informed.
In their bond offer, prosecutors described what happened when she arrived at the hospital on April 23.
& While the Labor and Delivery section at Christ Hospital was investigating suspect Clarisa but showing no signs consistent with a woman who had just delivered a baby.
& # 39; Defendant Clarisa did have blood on her arms, hands and on her face, that was from the murder of the victim and the removal of the baby from the baby.
& # 39; The blood was cleaned by an OB technician who was treating the Defendant Clarisa in the hospital, & # 39; stood there reading.
Over the following weeks, she pretended that the baby was hers and even set up a GoFundMe account to pay for his care.
Only on May 7, when Marlen & # 39; s friends, who were still looking for her, noticed the police on her Facebook contact with the Figueroa family that the truth was coming up.
Attorney Christ Medical Center (shown) did not warn the police on April 23 when they entered, or ever. It only called children's services after the police summoned medical records
Officers went to the house where Clarisa lived, found Marlen's car nearby, discovered that Clarisa was in the hospital for a baby, and ordered a DNA test for him. It is unclear when the Figueroas were stopped to see the boy.
On May 7, his father, Yovany Lopez, met him for the first time. Clarisa, her daughter Desiree and her friend Piotr Bobak were not arrested until 15 May.
& While the Labor and Delivery section at Christ Hospital was investigating suspect Clarisa but showing no signs consistent with a woman who had just delivered a baby. (She) had blood on her arms, hands and across her face, that was from the murder of the victim and the removal of the baby from the victim. The blood was cleaned by an OB technician who treated Clarisa in the hospital, & # 39;
Bond offered by the Cook County State Attorney
Between May 8 and 13, the police summoned the hospital records and the DNA.
On May 9, Advocate Christ contacted the Department for Children and Family Services, after being summoned by the police.
On May 16, Clarisa was charged with her daughter, 24, and Piotr Bobak, her 40-year-old boyfriend. The hospital is not alone in its shortcomings.
Friends and family van Marlen have criticized the police for not having done anything to find her when she went missing.
It is not clear why they did not discover Facebook's contact with the Figueroas themselves when it was in a public chat group.
She had also received three parking tickets at the car parked near their home, which the police knew she had driven when she went missing.
It was also seen on security cameras & # 39; s moved by Desiree, but nothing was wrong.
The Chicago Police Department now refuses to answer questions about why its investigators did not find the information that broke the case itself.
Clarisa Figueroa, 46, was the brain behind the plot. She pretended to be months pregnant and lured Marlen to her house after she met her on Facebook, according to police
Clarisa & # 39; s 24-year-old daughter Desiree, left, is four months pregnant. She made a full confession to the police, including how she pulled Marlen & # 39; s fingers from her neck to prevent her from fighting her mother when she strangled her with an electric cable. Piotr Bobak, 40, right, is Clarisa's boyfriend accused of helping them to disguise the murder
Instead, they send all inquiries to the prosecutor's office, which has refused to share the details of the case.
& # 39; Our thoughts and prayers are with the Ochoa-Lopez family. Our highest priority is to provide the safest and highest quality care for the patients and communities that we serve. Out of respect for the privacy of patients and in accordance with federal and national regulations, we cannot comment. We continue to work with local authorities.
Advocate Christ Medical Center
Marlen & # 39; s grieving husband, Yovany, spoke out this week to show that his deceased wife's family thought he was responsible for her disappearance.
He also said he was supervised by the police.
The Chicago PD told DailyMail.com on Thursday that although it would not confirm or deny that it had been interviewed, it would be a normal procedure.
The League of United Latin American citizens has said that it intends to file a formal complaint against the division about how it is tackling Marlen's disappearance.
Clarisa, her daughter and her boyfriend are back in court on 3 June.
The baby is named Yadiel by his father and stays in the hospital. Friends say his health is improving.
The baby is now being cared for by his father, Yovany. His health is improving, told friends of the DailyMail.com family
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