Woman accused of leaving new-born baby under tree in North County - KMOV.com

Woman accused of leaving new-born baby under tree in North County

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.

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