SUMMARY: “Melissa” Roe, age 27, died May 11, 1992 after an abortion performed at Lutheran Medical Center of Brooklyn, NY.

"Melissa" is one of the women Life Dynamics identifies on their "Blackmun Wall" as having been killed by a safe and legal abortion.

Melissa was 27 years old and five months pregnant when she checked into Lutheran Medical Center of Brooklyn on May 1, 1992.

For some reason, her doctor chose the dangerous and antiquated saline abortion procedure. She died of complications on May 11.

LDI Sources: New York State Department Of Health, Bureau of Biometrics, Data run on July 19, 1995, Abortion Related Deaths, Resident Data; Ray Kerrison, New York Post, June 10, 1992