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Mother who abandoned baby, won't be getting it back

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NEWAYGO COUNTY (WKZO) -- A Newago County Judge has stripped a 14-year-old mom of custody of her newborn after the girl, at first denied giving birth to the baby, and then confessed after being confronted with the evidence.

The Judge heard from a Child Protective Services caseworker whosays the young mother initially denied being the mother. After being confronted with the evidence the girl told the caseworker that she gave birth on a blanket outside.

Not knowing what to do with the baby,  she left it along the road on the other side of the street from her home, and went inside and fell asleep.

The girl also identified the father, who denied involvement with the girl. DNA tests will be conducted.

Other family members have expressed interest in raising the child and there are foster families that are interested.

 

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