- A 22-year-old woman has been charged following the death of a newborn baby
- In 2017 police were called to Mona Vale Hospital after the woman was admitted
- Later that day police went to a home in Newport where the baby was found dead
A young woman has been charged following the death of a newborn baby in Sydney’s Northern Beaches last year.
On Friday 20 October 2017, police were called to Mona Vale Hospital after the woman attended and required treatment following the birth of a child.
Later that day, officers from Northern Beaches Police Area Command attended a home in Newport, where a newborn baby was located dead inside.
The 22-year-old woman appeared at the Manly Local Court (pictured) where she was granted bail
A crime scene was established and an investigation was launched into the circumstances surrounding the infant’s death.
On Thursday, following an investigation into the baby’s death, the 22-year-old was charged with mother alone conceal birth by disposing body and appeared at Manly Local Court, where she was granted bail.
She is next scheduled to appear at the same court on June 7.
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