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Bronx teenage mother charged in death of newborn

(AP) - A teenage mother is charged with murder in thedeath of her newborn boy. Seventeen-year-old Esther Pastrana was arrested Wednesday after a four-day police probe. Police say she gave birth on Saturday

News 12 Staff

Oct 9, 2008, 12:52 PM

Updated 5,703 days ago

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Bronx teenage mother charged in death of newborn
(AP) - A teenage mother is charged with murder in thedeath of her newborn boy. Seventeen-year-old Esther Pastrana was arrested Wednesday after a four-day police probe. Police say she gave birth on Saturday evening at a home in the Bronx. Officers responding to a 911 call found the unconscious infant. They took him and the teen mother to Jacobi Hospital, where the baby was pronounced dead. Pastrana is also charged with manslaughter. Police did not release any other details about the case.


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