Five-day-old baby boy found in plastic bag


March 18, 2017

The mother of a five-day-old boy baby, who was found in a plastic bag on Sergany Drive in Kingston on Thursday, has been charged with abandonment of a child.

She is 29-year-old Monique Markland, otherwise called 'Sashie' of Mountain View, Kingston 2.

Reports from the Rockfort police are that about 4 p.m., residents found the baby and summoned the police. On arrival of the lawmen, the baby was transported to the Bustamante Hospital for Children where he was examined. The baby has been admitted in stable condition.

The mother will be appearing in court next week.

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