Pregnant Inmate’s Attorney Request Her Release, Says Her Unborn Child Is Being ‘Held Unlawfully’

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A pregnant inmate from Florida who is locked up is battling for her release along with her attorney as they argued that her unborn child is being

 “held unlawfully.”

According to Revolt, the inmate, Natalia Harrell, is currently suspected of murder following a deadly shooting that happened in an Uber. 

Back on July 23, 2022, the woman was traveling in an Uber with a group of friends when an argument escalated causing Harrell to pull out a firearm and fatally shoot Gladys Yvette Borcela. Reports say the incident was caught on the driver’s security camera. On July 26, Harrell was sent to Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center following the encounter. Harrell’s attorney, William M. Norris, is requesting the woman’s release due to her child’s innocence as Norris said, the unborn child

“has not been charged with a criminal offense,”

Fox News reported. 

The attorney began taking legal steps last week to get the request in motion. When the request was filed, the woman was eight months pregnant at the time. The attorney also mentioned that the woman hasn’t been seen by a doctor since October and she hasn’t been eating nutritious foods, pointing out the prison’s healthcare. Norris also pointed out the woman’s living conditions saying that it’s

“a cell block or pod where violent criminals are housed.” 

According to the habeas corpus,

“Absent immediate release of UNBORN CHILD from the Respondents, UNBORN CHILD will be likely brought into this world on the concrete floor of the prison cell, without the aid of qualified medical physicians and paramedics, and in the presence of violent criminals.”

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