Teen Faces Charge in Newborn Death

15-year-old RI girl charged in connection with death of baby

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A 15-year-old Rhode Island girl is being charged in connection with the death of a baby.

State Police confirmed to WJAR that officers found a deceased newborn when they were called to an apartment on March 24.

The Exeter teen facing the charge is believed to be the infant's mother. She has been charged with illegal disposal of a body, and concealment of birth out of wedlock.

The girl has appeared in a family court.

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