UPDATE: Pregnant inmate found

Posted by Trina Kinstler - email


UPDATE: Kellie Bennett, the pregnant inmate who walked away from the delivery room at University Hospital last week, has been found and arrested.

Bennett was arrested by the Blue Ash Police Department just before 2:30 a.m. on Monday morning. She was transported to the Hamilton County Justice Center, where she is being held.

Police say she is still pregnant.


The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office is looking for a pregnant inmate who walked away from the delivery room at University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

Police say Kellie Bennett, 34, was admitted to the Hamilton County Justice Center early Wednesday morning on charges of robbery, obstruction of official business, three misdemeanor capiases and one traffic capias.

She was taken to University Hospital later on Wednesday afternoon.

Police say a corrections officer went to the hospital, but wasn't allowed in the delivery room with her. While medical staff weren't looking, she snuck out a rear door.

Bennett is described as a black female, 5-foot-1, 135 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. Her last known address is on Rossmore Ave.

If you have any information on her whereabouts, call the Sheriff's Office at (513) 825-1500 or Crimestoppers at (513) 352-3040.