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    Dynel Lane sentenced to 100 years in prison for attacking woman, cutting baby from womb

    BOULDER, Colo. — Dynel Lane was sentenced to 100 years in prison Friday for attacking a pregnant Longmont woman, then cutting her baby from her womb. Boulder County prosecutors originally were seeking a 126-year prison sentence Lane, who faked her pregnancy, then attacked Michelle Wilkins in March 2015. The DA’s office said during the hearing that the sentence they sought was adjusted after further examination of each count. They ended up seeking a 118-year sentence. Lane was found guilty in February of […]

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    Emotional Michelle Wilkins: ‘I have forgiven’ Dynel Lane, ‘but I’m angry’

    BOULDER, Colo. — An emotional Michelle Wilkins, the pregnant woman who was attacked and left for dead then had her baby cut out of her womb, said Tuesday she forgave her attacker Dynel Lane but said she was angry at her. With her parents by her side, Wilkins delivered a statement and took a couple of questions from media members outside the Boulder County Justice Center after Lane was found guilty of six felony counts, including attempted first-degree murder and […]

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    Dynel Lane, accused of cutting baby from womb, found guilty of attempted murder

    BOULDER, Colo. -- Dynel Lane, the Longmont woman accused of attacking another woman and cutting the unborn baby from her womb, was found guilty of attempted first-degree murder by a Boulder County jury on Tuesday morning.

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    Jury reaches verdict in trial of woman accused of cutting baby from womb

    BOULDER, Colo. -- Jurors reached a verdict Tuesday in the trial of Dynel Lane, the Longmont woman accused of attacking another woman and cutting the unborn baby from her womb. It's expected to be read at 10:30 a.m. and can be seen on KDVR.com.

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    Both sides rest in case of woman charged in cutting fetus from womb

    BOULDER, Colo. -- The prosecution and defense rested their cases Friday in the trial of Dynel Lane, the woman charged with attacking a seven-months pregnant woman and cutting the fetus from the womb, then claiming the baby was hers.

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    Jury hears, sees forensic evidence from crime scene at Dynel Lane trial

    BOULDER, Colo. — Physical evidence took center stage on Day 2 of the jury trial of Dynel Lane as doctors and police testified. Lane is accused of attempted first-degree murder and unlawful termination of a pregnancy for the March 2015 attack that left Michelle Wilkins‘ unborn daughter dead. Wilkins, who was seven months pregnant at the time, went to Lane’s home after she posted an ad on Craigslist for baby clothes. Wilkins recounted the attack in testimony on Wednesday. Det. […]

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    Man describes girlfriend’s elaborate ruse in Dynel Lane’s trial

    BOULDER, Colo. — The trial will continue Thursday for a Longmont woman accused of cutting an unborn baby out another woman’s uterus. Late Wednesday during the first day of the trial of Dynel Lane, the defendant’s former boyfriend, David Ridley, took the stand. He shared details of an elaborate ruse he said was acted out over months, fooling dozens of people. Ridley said Lane initially told him she was unable to have children because her tubes had been tied. However, […]

  • Michelle Wilkins took the stand in the trial of Dynel Lane on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016.

    Emotional Michelle Wilkins describes attack in first day of Dynel Lane trial

    BOULDER, Colo. — An emotional Michelle Wilkins, the pregnant Longmont woman who was stabbed and had her baby cut from her womb last year, took the stand Wednesday morning in the trial of the woman accused of the attack. Dynel Lane is on trial for attempted murder and unlawful termination of a pregnancy for the March 2015 attack on the then-27-year-old Wilkins. Lane has pleaded not guilty. Wilkins responded to a Craigslist ad and went to Lane’s apartment in Longmont […]

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    Michelle Wilkins to testify at start of Dynel Lane trial Wednesday

    BOULDER, Colo. — A jury was selected Tuesday, and the trial of the woman accused of assaulting a pregnant woman and cutting her unborn baby from her womb will begin Wednesday morning. The victim, Michelle Wilkins, is on the list to testify Wednesday, according to the Boulder District Attorney’s Office. Dynel Lane faces charges of attempted murder and the unlawful termination of a pregnancy in the attack on Wilkins in March 2015. Wilkins’ baby did not survive. Wilkins, who was […]

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    Jury selection to begin in trial of Dynel Lane

    BOULDER, Colo. — The process of selecting a jury for the trial of Dynel Lane begins Thursday morning. Lane is accused of assaulting a 27-year-old pregnant woman last year and cutting her unborn baby from her womb. The baby did not survive. Three-hundred potential jurors have been summoned to the Boulder County Courthouse, where painful and emotional testimony is expected to be given. Lane is facing charges of attempted murder and the unlawful termination of a pregnancy. On Wednesday, a […]

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    Defense wants trial moved for woman accused of cutting unborn baby from Michelle Wilkins

    BOULDER, Colo. — The woman accused of attacking a pregnant woman and cutting her unborn baby from the womb wants her trial moved out of Boulder County. The attack on Michelle Wilkins happened in March in Longmont. Prosecutors argue there’s no need to move the trial. Both sides argued the change of venue motion before a judge Tuesday. No decision was made, but the judge said she plans to issue a ruling as soon as she can, probably within a […]

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    Michelle Wilkins spoke about her pregnancy tragedy on Dr. Phil

    LONGMONT, Colo. — It has been six months since an attack in Longmont left a pregnant woman bleeding nearly to death and her baby cut from her womb. Monday, the victim, Michelle Wilkins spoke publicly for the first time on an episode of “Dr. Phil.” In a calm but disoriented voice, an eight months pregnant Wilkins dialed 911 after being attacked in mid-March and telling dispatchers she needed help. “Where did she cut you?” asks the police dispatcher. “A knife. […]