FLINT, Mich. (Michigan News Source) – A 26-year-old woman has been arrested after allegedly miscarrying her 20-23 week old child, then abandoning him on a sidewalk in Flint.
Flint Police Chief Terence Green said the woman gave a statement, which indicated she was walking down the sidewalk when she experienced pain. She said she thought she was having a miscarriage. Green said after she gave birth, she removed the baby from her pants and tossed it aside.
A couple taking their nightly walk discovered the dead baby in the 1800 block of South Dort Highway.
Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton said authorities are awaiting toxicology reports.
Anyone with information about the situation should call Flint police at 810-237-6912 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-422-JAIL.