Thursday, July 11, 2013

Newborn thrown off 12th floor of building

According to the Global Times , a Chinese immigrant mom has been charged with murder after she threw her newborn baby from the 12th floor of a building. The woman named Zhou was accused of premeditated murder and taken into custody.

                                  Mom threw newborn from 12th floor
Zhou daughter's body was found in the roof overhang on the 4th floor of a residential building at Songjiang District, Shanghai City. Witnesses said that the baby was naked and still had her umbilical cord attached. The baby was dead a long time ago.

According to police records, 19-year-old mother was never married,. She gave birth secretly in a public toilet.

Zhou could go to prison for 10 years to life in prison, or sentenced to death, a lawyer said.

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