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Police Accuse Mom, 23, of Killing Newborn Baby, Throwing Him in Trash

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    Police say 23-year-old Maria Oliva Guaman-Guaman killed her newborn baby before throwing him in the trash. Roseanne Colletti reports

    Police have arrested a 23-year-old woman they say killed her newborn baby before throwing him in the trash.

    The baby boy was found last month at a recycling plant in Westchester County. 

    He had been dubbed "Baby Angel" as authorities searched for his killer and clues to his identity.

    The child was found in a plastic bag mixed among cardboard at the Brookfield Recycling Plant in Elmsford.

    Search for Dead Baby's Mom Shifts to Rockland County

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    Investigators think the woman whose dead baby was found at a Westchester County trash facility might be from Spring Valley. Rob Schmitt reports.

    Police said Wednesday that the woman, who has a 2-year-old daughter, hid the pregnancy. The girl is now in the custody of child services.

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