Woman, Dumps Fetus In Garbage Can In Harlem

NY Daily News reports 23-year-old woman who had a miscarriage dumped her unborn child in a garbage can on a Harlem sidewalk then told nurses where she discarded the fetus after checking into a hospital, police sources said Friday.

Bellevue Hospital staff called police after learning that the mother, who was not immediately identified, left the fetus near Amsterdam Ave. near W. 131st St. around 3:30 p.m. Thursday, according to authorities.

Cops canvassed the block only to make a bleak discovery — an unborn child tossed in the trash, police said.


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Photo credit: The unborn baby had been left in garbage can on Amsterdam Ave. near W. 131st St., cops said. (Google Maps Street View)

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