SUMMARY: Giseline Lafontant, age 25, died October 28, 1993 after an abortion performed by Dr. Scher at Gynecare in Monsey, NY.

On October 9, 1993, 25-year-old Giselene Lafontant, an immigrant from Haiti, underwent an abortion by a Dr. Scher at Gynecare in Monsey, New York. She was 9 or 10 weeks pregnant.

Within 20 minutes, Giselene had no pulse. She was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital and placed on a respirator.

Efforts to save her life failed; Giselene died on October 28.

(Rockland Journal-News 11-6-93)