Court appearance for mother accused of trying to kill her baby

Cassaundra Haney
Cassaundra Haney
WINCHESTER, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Winchester woman accused of trying to kill her newborn baby pleaded not guilty in a courtroom today. 

According to police, Cassaundra Haney, 29, gave birth to the child in the toilet, then left the baby there for 15 minutes.  Police say Haney then put the baby in a garbage bag.  Investigators say a roommate heard the child crying and called officers.  According to authorities, Haney told social services that she didn’t know she was pregnant.

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