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Newborn boy found in trash can


GREENVILLE, S.C. - A Greenville woman has been charged with Attempted Murder and Child Neglect after an infant boy was found in a trash can on a city street.


Police spokesman Johnathan Bragg said officers were called to a street around 4:30 p.m. Monday where a baby was found in a trash can. Bragg said the owner of a rental home was doing maintenance when he noticed blood outside the trash can.


Officers found the newborn in a plastic grocery bag wrapped in a blanket in the trash



can.


Bragg says the baby was taken to a hospital where he was in stable condition.


Sharon Lenise Ferguson

, 29,

was arrested in the investigation.


Investigators said the boy was born sometime Monday.

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