Woman Charged With Dumping Baby Makes Court Appearance

By: Dave Spencer Email
By: Dave Spencer Email

A Lexington woman, accused of dumping her baby in the trash appeared in court on Thursday afternoon.

Her attorney told the judge Brown will waive her preliminary hearing meaning the case will now go to the grand jury.

Police say she threw her baby in a dumpster behind a gas station along I-64 in Shelbyville. Police are still looking for a woman, caught on surveillance video, who may have been a witness to the alleged crime.

Police say they found the newborn baby's body because of a tip from doctors at a Lexington hospital. Brown reportedly went to the hospital and doctors alerted police because they said there were obvious signs she'd given birth.

Brown has pleaded not guilty to murder. She is being held on $250,000 cash bond.


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  • by donny Location: ky on Apr 28, 2008 at 02:12 PM
    do people in ky hate kids or what? ever time i read the news i see a baby has been killed. people look at there kids like they would a stray dog..sad all i can say
  • by jenny Location: Stanton on Apr 28, 2008 at 11:37 AM
    Being young is no excuse or whatever the circumstances, God saw fit for that baby to have life. How someone could ever harm a child in that manner and just toss it like garbage is beyond imagining. That baby could have possibly turned her life around, if given the chance to live. So shameful that our world has become so wicked and preversed. It's so sad :(
  • by Anonymous on Apr 27, 2008 at 02:44 AM
    i dont understand how people can kill a baby. maybe she will get whats coming to her in prison. sad sad sad all i can say.
  • by blah blah blah Location: eastern ky on Apr 26, 2008 at 07:47 PM
    JULES arent you in the the wrong comment section?I think the comments here are about humans something you dont care about.Also Jules I WILL write the way i want to you dont like it dont read it.JULES I lived in Lex many years ago I could not wait to leave Lex an get back home.So Jules teacher of the internet get a life dont insult someone you dont know!PEOPLE from eastern Ky are just as good as you! WAIT NO I TAKE THAT BACK THEYRE BETTER
  • by pandora Location: down south on Apr 26, 2008 at 07:28 PM
    Id like to respond to jules on his comments.I didnt know this was a class in school are you our teacher?Maybe we might not hit the right keys sometimes you ever done that? NO NEVER have you Mr PERFECT. ive seen your comment on other subjects on here youve done the same thing.YOUR problem with the person you named is comments they made on another subject.THEY SPOKE THE TRUTH!Go back to the subject that interests you an its not people if you know what i mean!NOW for my comment on this lady sounds like the electric chair or to be pulled back out on this an other cases like it.But let her spend the rest of her life in jail so she can think what she did ever day
  • by blah blah blah Location: eastern ky on Apr 26, 2008 at 06:47 PM
    jules get a life this is a comment page not a school apparently a comment ive made hasnt touched a nerve has it youre probably one of the ones that care more for the animals than people anyway ive seen your name there ALL THE TIME
  • by blah blah blah Location: eastern ky on Apr 26, 2008 at 11:18 AM
    JULES i write this way JUST to get under people like yours skin . Maybe If I dotted all my I's and crossed all my T's you might be happy right? well guess what i write the way i write like myself simple an to the point you dont like the way me or anyone else writes SIMPLE SOLUTION DONT READ IT at least i can spell an like ive said in a previous comment there is something that needs to be done with this woman maybe prison an a little mental help thats the important thing not if people are perfecting their writing skills GODSPEED
  • by AC Location: Corbin on Apr 25, 2008 at 06:41 PM
    This comment is in response to Jules' comment insinuating that people from eastern Kentucky are not capable of writing coherently. Your comment is inappropriate and not appreciated. But notwithstanding that fact, I would like to offer you the following bit of constructive criticism: if you're going to call someone out on their failure to proofread a comment, please proofread your own comment before posting it. "Proofread" is one word, not two. Secondly, "anymore babies" should be "any more babies"; "anymore" means "at present" while "any more" in the context you're using it means more babies in the future. Also, your second sentence actually is two separate sentences separated by a comma. A semi-colon or a period would be the proper punctuation instead of a comma.
  • by here here Location: pikeville on Apr 25, 2008 at 05:02 PM
    I think she looks mentally ill. aside from that, lock her up, put plexi glass on the walls with baby's autopsy pics for her to have to stare at all day.
  • by Cat Location: Eastern Ky on Apr 25, 2008 at 12:55 PM
    To Jules, Some people from Eastern Ky can write and even SPELL. Just because you are from Lexington the crime city of KY, doesn't mean you are any better than people in Eastern KY. People like you make me SICK!!!
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