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Warren woman who reported miscarriage charged with abuse of a corpse

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A Warren woman who authorities say abandoned the remains of her near-term fetus in a garage last summer has pleaded not guilty to abuse of a corpse.

The Trumbull County Grand Jury handed up a secret indictment on Tuesday, charging 31-year-old Lisa Jordan with abuse of a corpse, and two counts of aggravated drug possession.

The case stems from a July 30th incident when police were called to Trumbull Memorial Hospital to investigate a possible miscarriage.

Jordan told officers she had suffered a miscarriage and put the baby in the garbage.

Police found the remains of a female fetus in a garage on Kenmore Avenue.

According to the indictment, Jordan "did treat a human corpse in away that would outrage reasonable community sensibilities."

The indictment also alleges that Jordan possessed Oxycodone and Morphine.

Following her arraignment, Jordan posted bond and awaits a pretrial hearing on Monday.

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