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Alabama Mother Arrested in Connection With Newborn Baby Girl Found Dead in Mini Mart Dumpster

Alabama Woman Arrested After Baby Found Dead in Dumpster: Police
Source: Decatur Police Department; Unsplash

Cindy Crow arrested after police find newborn girl dead in a dumpster.

Oct. 22 2023, Published 2:02 p.m. ET

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A woman in Alabama has been arrested after a newborn baby girl was found dead in a plastic bag in a convenience store dumpster, according to authorities.

On Oct. 16, police were contacted about 36-year-old Cindy Nicole Crow. WAFF reported that Crow allegedly had recently given birth but was unable to account for the baby.

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Officials said they were able to uncover evidence that showed Crow may have been pregnant in February.

On Oct. 17, police received a call regarding possible human remains in a dumpster at Wally World Mini Mart in Decatur.

At the business, officers located a trash bag containing the body of a newborn girl. Police said the bag was tucked into the bottom of the dumpster.

The body was sent to be autopsied at the Alabama Department of Forensic Services.

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On Oct. 18, authorities determined the baby belonged to Crow, and officers arrested her at her home in Decatur and charged her with abuse of a corpse.

She was booked into the Morgan County Jail and was being held on a $200,000 bond.

Authorities said the investigation is ongoing.


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