DETROIT (NBC News) — Michigan authorities say a 16-year-old girl stabbed her newborn baby to death earlier this year.
The girl has been charged as a juvenile with second-degree murder in connection with the stabbing.
According to officials, the teenager killed her baby after giving birth to it in a toilet in her family’s apartment. First responders were called to the home on February 21 for a medical call, and the girl was taken to a hospital.
She allegedly stabbed the baby multiple times, put its body in a purse and hid it in a closet, where police found it the next day.
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