ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KMOV) – A north St. Louis County woman is accused of leaving her child under a tree shortly after giving birth last February.
Kaitlin Norton, 20, was charged with first-degree child abandonment and child endangerment.
According to court documents, police responded to a home on Westridge Parc Lane after a woman living at the house found a baby boy under a blanket.
Police said the baby was transported to a local hospital and appeared uninjured.
Norton was turned herself into police after being treated at a local hospital and released.
Norton’s court date is scheduled for June 27 at 1 p.m.