Fairfield, Maine, Mother Charged with Murdering Infant Son

Kayla Stewart, 20, was arrested at her home around 4 p.m. Friday

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A Fairfield, Maine mother was arrested Friday afternoon in connection with the death of her newborn infant.

Kayla Stewart, 20, was arrested at her home along Route 139 around 4 p.m. and charged with murder. She was taken to the Somerset County Jail and is expected to appear in court in Skowhegan at 1 p.m. Monday.

The body of Stewart's newborn son was found in the detached garage of her mobile home on Jan. 11. Her longtime boyfriend continues to live at the mobile home, and their 3-year-old daughter is now staying with other relatives.

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