Tonya Reaves died Friday after she began to hemorrhage, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. Her death was ruled an accident.Tonya's death leaves her 1-year-old son without a mother. Planned Parenthood couldn't issue a statement of condolences without a note from their PR department.
The pregnancy and "cervical dilation and evacuation," which is a technical term for abortion, that she received at the Planned Parenthood clinic, 18 S. Michigan Ave. were listed as contributing factors in her death.
The victim's twin sister told WBBM Newsradio that her family is demanding answers.
"It happened so fast," said Toni Reaves. "She was just fine one day -- and then the next day she was gone. We're just trying to figure out what happened."
A woman in England plead guilty to administering poison with intent to procure a miscarriage after buying misoprostol (the second drug used in RU486 abortions) online and allegedly taking it within a week of her due date.
In Indiana, a woman has been arrested for helping to kill her grandchild and cover up her son's crimes. Kacy Heath allegedly helped transport a 15-year-old girl to Granite City, Illinois for an abortion after her 21-year-old son impregnated the teen.
Heath, who is King's mother, is accused of paying for the abortion and furnishing identification for the girl so she could have the abortion.
Police said King was arrested in April for sexual misconduct with the girl and is held on bond in the Gibson County Jail.