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Teen mother in baby-disposal case offered bail

Published:Monday | November 4, 2013 | 6:32 PM

Christopher Thomas, Gleaner Writer



WESTERN BUREAU:

The Trelawny teenage mother who reportedly disposed of her newborn baby with the help of her own mother was offered bail when she appeared in court today.




The 15 year-old mother appeared before the Clark’s Town Resident Magistrate’s Court.



She was offered bail in the sum of $150,000 on the condition that she live outside of Trelawny.



Meanwhile, the teenager’s mother Hyacinth Campbell, received an extension in her bail until January 17, next year when the case will again be mentioned.



The court was also told that the psychological report for the teen mother and a number of statements were still outstanding.



The incident happened on May 30, in Stetin district, Trelawny.



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