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Police: Woman abandons infant son in Caseyville hotel on Mother's Day

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Jennifer L. Hawes, of Sorento, Ill., faces charges after police say she abandoned her infant son at a Caseyville hotel on Mother’s Day. By Brendan Marks Jennifer L. Hawes, of Sorento, Ill., faces charges after police say she abandoned her infant son at a Caseyville hotel on Mother’s Day. By Brendan Marks

(KMOV) – A woman faces charges after police say she abandoned her infant son at a Caseyville hotel on Mother’s Day.

Jennifer L. Hawes, of Sorento, Ill., was arrested and charged with endangering the life and health of a child.

Police say officers went to America’s Best Hotel around 1:30 a.m. Sunday after getting reports of a crying child. That’s when they found Hawe’s 10-month-old son alone in a room.

According to police, Hawes was intoxicated and had possibly been doing drugs when she abandoned her son.

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