Baby Found in Pit

Latest Jamaica News [ Mckoy’s News ] Baby Found in Pit –  The St Mary Police says they have identified the baby that was found in a pit latrine in Cox Piece, St Mary yesterday.

Bobbette Morgan, Superintendent of police for the division told the media the woman in question is currently hospitalized. Health personnel indicated that based on the state of the baby, it appears the mother gave birth last night then dumped the infant into the latrine.

The child is said to be in stable condition at the St Mary Hospital. Residents indicate that they heard cries around 8 on Wednesday night and went to investigate. They discovered the child but were not able to retrieve the baby until Thursday morning.

Morgan added that there had not been any decision-taking regarding the arrest of the child’s mother.

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