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An Illinois lady has admitted to serving to her mom kill Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, a 19-year-old whose child was reduce from her womb in 2019.

Desiree Figueroa, 29, pleaded responsible on Monday to at least one depend of first-degree homicide, in line with Cook County court docket information.

The 29-year-old has additionally agreed to testify towards her mom, Clarisa Figueroa, who can also be dealing with homicide fees, in trade for a 30-year sentence, CBS 2 reported.

The Figueroas had already been indicted on a number of counts, together with homicide, kidnapping, dismembering a physique, and concealing a murder within the deaths of Ochoa-Lopez and her child, Yovanny.

Clarisa Figueroa’s boyfriend, Piotr Bobak, additionally pleaded responsible final yr to at least one depend of obstruction of justice for serving to cowl up the murders.

He was sentenced to 4 years in jail, however was launched after being given credit score for already spending three years and eight months in jail.

From L-R: Clarisa Figueroa’s boyfriend, Piotr Bobak, Clarisa Figueroa, and Desiree Figueroa, 29

Police and prosecutors have accused Clarisa Figueroa of plotting for months to accumulate a new child after her personal grownup son died of pure causes.

Investigators mentioned she instructed her household she was pregnant and posted an ultrasound and photographs of a room embellished for a child on her Facebook web page.

She later met Ochoa-Lopez on a Facebook web page for pregnant ladies in March 2019 earlier than the 2 ladies first met in individual round 1 April 2019, when Ochoa-Lopez went to the Figueroas’ home and left unhurt, prosecutors allege.

The teenager then returned three weeks later to simply accept Clarisa Figueroa’s provide of free child garments.

When Ochoa-Lopez arrived, police imagine Clarisa Figueroa and her then-24-year-old daughter Desiree strangled the younger lady to loss of life with a wire and reduce the child from her womb with a butcher knife, in line with prosecutors, earlier than the Figueroas wrapped the teenager’s physique in a blanket, put it in a plastic bag and dragged it outdoors to a rubbish can.

Hours after, first responders obtained a name from Clarisa Figueroa, who claimed her new child little one was not respiratory. When first responders arrived, the kid was blue.

The child was then taken to hospital the place he died two months later.

A memorial for Marlen Ochoa-Lopez

Police didn’t join the disappearance of Ochoa-Lopez and Clarisa Figueroa’s in poor health little one till 7 May, when mates of Ochoa-Lopez supplied police entry to her Facebook account.

At that time, authorities noticed that Ochoa-Lopez and Clarisa Figueroa had corresponded the day of the disappearance, and DNA examined the younger little one.

The DNA take a look at decided that the kid was that of Ochoa-Lopez and her husband, Yiovanni Lopez.

A warrant allowed the police to look the Figueroa residence, the place they discovered cleansing provides and proof of blood within the lavatory and hallway, in line with the Associated Press.