Yvonne Tanner #20s #california #1980s

SUMMARY: Yvonne Tanner, age 22, died August 14, 1984 after an abortion performed at Inglewood Women's Hospital in Los Angeles, CA.

Yvonne Tanner, a 22-year-old native of New Orleans and mother of a young daughter, had a safe and legal abortion performed by Stephen Pine and/or Morton Barke July 10, 1984 at Inglewood Women's Hospital.

Yvonne went into a coma immediately after the abortion, and died August 14, 1984. Her death certificate indicates coma, hypertension, and urinary tract infection.

The suit by her survivors alleged that Yvonne was not adequately advised of the risks prior to undergoing the fatal abortion.

The other women who met their deaths at Inglewood include:

Sources: State of California, Certificate of Death File #037282; Los Angeles County Superior Court, Case # C 555-261