- Associated Press - Friday, February 19, 2016

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - The Latest on the trial of a Colorado woman charged with cutting an unborn child out of the womb of another woman (all times local):

10:40 a.m.

Closing statements are expected Monday in the trial of a Colorado woman charged with cutting an unborn baby from the womb of another woman.

The Longmont Times-Call reports (https://tinyurl.com/jhdq9xy) prosecutors finished their presentation Friday morning after calling 16 witnesses since the trial started Wednesday.

The defense then rested without calling any witnesses. Defendant Dynel Lane told the judge she would not testify.

Lane is charged with attempted first-degree murder, assault and unlawful termination of a pregnancy in the March 2015 attack on Michelle Wilkins in Longmont.

Prosecutors say Lane beat and stabbed Wilkins and used two kitchen knives to remove her unborn baby girl in Lane’s Longmont home.

Wilkins recovered and testified Wednesday. The baby didn’t survive.

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10:30 a.m.

Prosecutors have rested their case against a woman charged with cutting an unborn baby from the womb of another woman.

The Longmont Times-Call reports (https://tinyurl.com/jhdq9xy) prosecutors finished their presentation Friday morning after calling 16 witnesses since the trial started Wednesday.

Defendant Dynel Lane then told the judge she did not plan to testify.

Lane is charged with attempted first-degree murder, assault and unlawful termination of a pregnancy in the March 2015 attack on Michelle Wilkins in Longmont.

Wilkins went to Lane’s house after Lane advertised free maternity clothes. Prosecutors say Lane beat and stabbed Wilkins and used two kitchen knives to remove her unborn baby girl.

Wilkins recovered and testified earlier. The baby didn’t survive.

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8:15 a.m.

Prosecutors could soon wrap up their case against a woman charged with cutting an unborn baby from the womb of another woman and then claiming the child was her own.

The Longmont Times-Call reports (https://tinyurl.com/jhdq9xy) District Attorney Stan Garnett said prosecutors could rest their case Friday in the trial of Dynel Lane.

Lane is charged with attempted first-degree murder, assault and unlawful termination of a pregnancy in the March 2015 attack on Michelle Wilkins in Longmont.

Wilkins went to Lane’s house after Lane advertised free maternity clothes. Prosecutors say Lane beat and stabbed Wilkins and used two kitchen knives to remove her unborn baby girl.

Wilkins recovered and testified earlier. The baby didn’t survive.

Defense attorneys have said Lane attacked Wilkins on impulse and didn’t intend to kill her.

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Information from: Daily Times-Call, https://timescall.com/

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