Bail Hearing Set for Mom Charged in Newborn Son’s Death

20-year-old Kayla Stewart is charged with killing the baby on or around Dec. 31

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A bail hearing has been set for a woman charged with murder in connection with her newborn son's death in Maine.

The Morning Sentinel reports 20-year-old Kayla Stewart is charged with killing the baby on or around Dec. 31. She didn't enter a plea when she appeared in court Jan. 25.

Stewart is currently being held without bail. A hearing is scheduled for Friday in Somerset County Superior Court in Skowhegan.

Police arrested Stewart on Jan. 22. Police found the remains of the baby in the garage of a Fairfield home Stewart shared with her boyfriend.

Details about the cause of the baby's death haven't been released by authorities.

Her attorney couldn't immediately be reached for comment.

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