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Woman Pleads Not Guilty In Child's Death

SHELBYVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A Lexington woman has pleaded not guilty to murder after police say she left a newborn in a trash can near
Shelbyville.
Tonya Nicole Brown, 25, appeared in Shelby County District Court
on Tuesday. Her bond was set at $500,000 cash or $1 million in property. She remained in the Shelby County Jail on Tuesday afternoon.
Troopers found the body of the baby Thursday night near Interstate 64.
State police say Brown was going to Lexington with a family member April 6 when she delivered the baby in Shelby County.
She sought treatment Thursday at University of Kentucky Hospital. The baby was found later that night.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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