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Deputy delivers his baby

© Deputy Glen Ortiz delivered his daughter with Marisol Ruiz on mile marker 333 and Hwy 90 in Douglas. (Source: Trisha / Maldonado / Douglas Dispatch © Deputy Glen Ortiz delivered his daughter with Marisol Ruiz on mile marker 333 and Hwy 90 in Douglas. (Source: Trisha / Maldonado / Douglas Dispatch

By Trisha Maldonado / Douglas Dispatch

DOUGLAS, AZ - Most law enforcement officers are trained to assist women in labor until the medics get to the scene. Cochise County Deputy Glen Ortiz never expected to assist his girlfriend Marisol Ruiz let alone deliver his own daughter.

"She told me around 3:30 a.m. that she was in lot of pain and that we should just go to the doctor to check it out," Ortiz said.

Read more at: http://www.douglasdispatch.com/articles/2013/02/02/news/doc51094acd175f2820919109.txt

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