Pittsford man suspected to be fertility fraud victim accused of beating, kidnapping woman

A Pittsford man whose DNA tests allegedly showed that he was one of the illegal offspring of the fertility specialist dr. Morris Wortman is accused of tying up a girlfriend and holding her hostage in his home.

Carl “CJ” Lore, 38, is facing charges of kidnapping, assault, unlawful jail time, as well as firearm-related charges for a .40-caliber Glock police, they say found in his home loaded with an illegal ammunition vehicle .

Lore, a local real estate agent, said in an interview with the Democrat and Chronicle that he learned last year that he was the biological child of Wortman, who was accused of using his own sperm to fertilize women who visited his fertility business while he claims the sperm is from other donors.

Wortman, a local obstetrician-gynecologist, still practices.

Carl "CJ"  Lore from earlier interview with Democrat and Chronicle.

Carl “CJ” Lore from earlier interview with Democrat and Chronicle.

Lore rents a house on Sylvania Road and was arrested there by state police on Friday, records show. He is currently in Monroe County Jail and is being held on $ 25,000 or $ 75,000 bail.

The woman, who was allegedly held hostage by Lore, said in a statement to police they went on and on and he became violent when she said on July 2 that she wanted to end the relationship. She claimed he punched her in the chest and leg. He then tied her up and forced her into the basement floor and threw her down the stairs once when she tried to leave, she claimed.

He also strangled her, she claimed.

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Lore allegedly threatened her with a handgun and forced her into a crawl space for a short while.

The woman claimed she was freed from the basement, spent a day in bed in pain, and then tried to act normally around the house until he left on July 7. She then fled the house, was taken to hospital by someone she contacted. and later called police, her statement read.

Police reports say the woman did have “bruises and scratches”.

Lore allegedly had illegally loaded firearms magazines with more ammunition than allowed by state laws.

The Democrat and Chronicle tries to reach Lore’s lawyer.

Contact Gary Craig at gcraig@gannett.com. Follow him on Twitter gcraig1.

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This article originally appeared on Rochester Democrat and Chronicle: Carl Lore of Pittsford is accused of beating and kidnapping girlfriend

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