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After Zella Jackson Price reunited with she daughter Diane, an ext women share similar stories that case they were lied to about their dead babies by physicians at a St. Louis Hospital
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More than 20 St. Louis women are currently coming front to re-publishing a horrible story of what may have actually been human trafficking in ~ Homer G. Phillips Hospital. Lawyer Albert Watkins claimed the women got to out come him after 76 year old Zella Jackson Price found that the daughter she offered birth come (Baby Diane known as Melanie Diane Gilmore) in 1965 was alive and well despite being told the her child had died.
Watkins filed a petition Monday in St luigi Circuit Court, seeking accessibility to court files and fostering records in ~ a close up door Homer G. Phillips Hospital, which in ~ one allude was the only hospital that welcomed African-American patient in St. Louis. Watkins states he hope the petition will help him uncover any kind of information “that would describe the genesis of baby Diane.”
Watkins, that spoke to Fox 2 News in St. Louis, claims he believes the babies were certainly taken and sold come adoptive parents. He has actually asked Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon and St. Luigi Mayor Francis Slay come launch investigations.
FBI spokeswoman Rebecca Wu claimed that the agency is mindful of allegations, but refused to say even if it is the FBI has opened a person trafficking investigation.
Price and Gilmore were rejoined after Gilmore’s daughter tracked down her grandm via facebook. ~ a DNA test was done it was proven the Melanie Diane Gilmore was in truth the child of Price. Price says after giving birth to her daughter a nurse had actually told she the baby died but she always believed there was much more to the story. Brenda Stewart recalls that the exact same thing taken place to she after she gave birth in ~ 16. Stewart claims after the nurse told she her baby died, she go on come say the “she was just 16 and also she didn’t need a baby.”