- Associated Press - Thursday, June 28, 2018

FARGO, N.D. (AP) - A North Dakota woman accused of drowning her newborn shortly after giving birth has been arrested in western Minnesota.

Authorities say the 36-year-old West Fargo woman was picked up in Pope County, Minnesota late Tuesday on an arrest warrant issued by Cass County.

Authorities say the woman gave birth at a friend’s townhouse in Fargo May 5.

Court documents say the woman placed the newborn face down in about an inch of water in a bathtub to cause his death. KFGO reports an autopsy at the University of North Dakota Medical School showed the baby was born alive, but died as a result of drowning.


Information from: KFGO-AM, http://www.kfgo.com

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