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1. The woman took drugs while pregnant. The ME testified the drugs did not cause the miscarriage there were fetal abnormalities.

This is not entirely accurate.

The ME did not testify that the drugs did not cause the miscarriage. Rather, there was no testimony by the ME that the drugs did cause the miscarriage.

Per the underlying article, the state did put a doctor on the stand to testify that meth use can have negative effects on a pregnancy. That - combined with bad defense counsel - is probably why she was convicted.

The underlying article notes that there were congenital fetal abnormalities - but does not clarify whether those fetal abnormalities could have been caused by drug use or had to have been from other causes.

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