Abortion Deaths — N

Each wom­an’s sto­ry includes what­ev­er doc­u­men­ta­tion I can find to sub­stan­ti­ate her death. Wom­en’s Sto­ries
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All Deaths by Name 

  • Mary Narusav­age, April 19, 1939 Age: 27 
    • Mid­wives Josephine Williams and Adele Sassen con­vict­ed of first-degree manslaughter
  • Agnes Nazar Decem­ber 30, 1924 Age: 21 
    • Pos­si­ble lay abor­tion­ist impli­cat­ed; out­come of case unknown to me
  • Guadalupe Negron July 9, 1993 Age: 33 
    • Mul­ti­ple inter­nal lac­er­a­tions; slip­shod care; filthy facility
    • Dr. David Ben­jamin, Metro Wom­en’s Cen­ter, con­vict­ed of murder
  • Kim­ber­ly Neil May 22, 2000 Age: 38 
    • 15th of 16 deaths at NAF mem­ber chain Fam­i­ly Plan­ning Associates
    • Res­pi­ra­to­ry arrest
  • Lydia Nel­son Octo­ber 16, 1923 Age: 19 
    • Sec­ond of two deaths linked to Dr. Charles Klinetop
    • Out­come of case unknown to me
  • “Geral­dine Newhart” June 15, 1984 Age: 14 
    • Dr. E. Wyman Gar­ret’s license revoked
    • Sent home with uter­ine per­fo­ra­tion; died of sepsis
  • Thea New­man Feb­ru­ary 24, 1919 Age: 37 
    • Uniden­ti­fied perpetrator
  • Anna Nicholls Feb­ru­ary 12, 1916 Age: 28 
    • Uniden­ti­fied perpetrator
  • Sara Niebel May 11, 1994 Age: 15 
    • Sent home from Mid­town Hos­pi­tal with fetal bone retained
    • Died of Strep B infection
  • Helen Noah Feb­ru­ary 16, 1918 Age: 34 
    • Ver­i­fied self-induced with catheter
  • Mary Noble March 19, 1867 Age: 38 
    • Physi­cian arrest­ed; out­come of case unknown to me
  • Emi­ly Nohavec Octo­ber 23, 1913 Age: 19 
    • Mid­wife Emma Bick­el con­fessed, then recant­ed; conviction
  • Mary Nowalows­ki Feb­ru­ary 12, 1936 Age: 32 
    • Sec­ond of three deaths linked to Dr. Justin Mitchell
    • Third vic­tim died dur­ing trial
    • Con­vict­ed of manslaughter
  • Alexan­dra Nunez
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    • Jan­u­ary 25, 2010 Age: 37
    • Risky abor­tion per­formed as out­pa­tient; sev­ered artery; bled to death
    • Mul­ti­ple fail­ures in care; Dr. Robert Hosty dis­ci­plined by med­ical board

* The Colo­nial Era