Mother admits throwing baby into Lake Pontchartrain
Back to Main MenuReal Estate TransfersBack to Main MenuLocal Grocery AdsSpecial SectionsLocal AdsLagniappeThe mother of a newborn thrown into Lake Pontchartrain on Tuesday afternoon was in police custody eight hours later. The baby girl was dead when the body was pulled from the lake.The 20 year old Metairie woman told police she was trying to hide the pregnancy from her parents and admitted throwing the baby into the lake, Kenner Police Detective Brian McGregor said. She was being treated at a local hospital Tuesday night, McGregor said.She has not been charged, but Lt. Wayne McInnis said police would consider charges against her based on the results of an autopsy, scheduled today.Among the purposes of the autopsy will be to detemine if the infant was alive when she was dumped into the lake, but the mother apparently believed she was, according to pandora jewellery police.”S pandora jewellery he felt the child had a heartbeat, ” McGregor said.The w pandora jewellery oman, accompanied by fami pandora jewellery ly members, turned herself in to police, who had launched an extensive search for her and the red Pontiac Grand Am witnesses said she was driving. Police stopped dozens of vehicles and searched hospitals Tuesday afternoon.