Woman, 42, charged af­ter in­fant found dead in In­n­is­fil, Ont.

Cape Breton Post - - Canada -

IN­N­IS­FIL, Ont. — A 42-yearold woman is fac­ing charges af­ter the body of an in­fant boy was found in In­n­is­fil, Ont. Po­lice say they made the dis­cov­ery af­ter a doc­tor’s of­fice re­ceived a call Wed­nes­day from a woman claim­ing to have given birth out of hospi­tal with­out med­i­cal as­sis­tance.

They say of­fi­cers went to check in on her and found the baby, who they be­lieve died on July 30.

An au­topsy is planned to de­ter­mine the cause of death. Po­lice say the woman is charged with ne­glect­ing to ob­tain as­sis­tance in child­birth and con­ceal­ing the body of a child.

She was due to ap­pear in court Thurs­day.

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