Woman accused of slashing open pregnant woman indicted on attempted murder charge
A Suitland woman, who in December allegedly slashed open the abdomen of a pregnant homeless woman in an attempt to steal her baby, has been indicted by a Prince George’s County grand jury on charges of attempted murder and other offenses, State’s Attorney Glenn F. Ivey said.
Veronica Deramous, 40, is also charged with kidnapping, first- and second-degree assault, false imprisonment and reckless endangerment in the attack on Teka Adams, 29.
Deramous lured Adams to her apartment and bound her with duct tape for several days|http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/12/07/AR2009120703630.html before attempting to remove her unborn child with a box cutter, authorities allege. The attempt didn’t work, and Adams, though seriously wounded, escaped Dec..6 and had her baby girl delivered by C-section.
— Ruben Castaneda
Washington Post Editors
February 4, 2010; 5:17 PM ET
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