No charges filed from investigation into late abortion doctor Ulrich Klopfer

by Jenny Mount · Jan 5th, 2021 3:46 pm

Last Updated Jan 6th, 2021 at 3:45 pm

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill has announced that there will be no charges filed as a result of an investigation into Dr. Ulrich Klopfer, the abortion doctor whose family found thousands of aborted baby remains in his garage in Illinois after he died.

"The remains, mostly found in molding boxes and old Styrofoam coolers containing large, red medical waste bags, were in various states of decay," a statement from Hill's office said. "Each remain appeared to have been placed in a small, clear, plastic specimen bag for purposes of being medically preserved in a chemical suspected to be formalin, a formaldehyde derivative. However, many of the bags degraded over time and/or suffered damage, resulting in leakage from the individual bags into the outer bag, box, or cooler."

Although Klopfer lived in Illinois, he was licensed to practice medicine in Indiana until his license was indefinitely suspended by the Indiana Medical Licensing Board in 2016.

The investigation was triggered by the 2,246 aborted baby remains that were discovered in Klopfer's garage. According to the investigation, "Dr. Klopfer failed to arrange for the appropriate disposition of patient health records or notify his patients regarding their records from his closed medical practice," and he "failed to effectuate the proper disposition of the fetal remains as required by Indiana law."

It was concluded that "no one is believed to have assisted Dr. Klopfer in his actions" and "because Dr. Klopfer is dead, he cannot be charged with a crime or with medical misconduct."


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