A woman of Indian-origin has been charged with attempted murder after she allegedly secretly gave birth to a baby boy in a bath tub and then apparently threw the newborn out of the window into an alley, according to news telecasted by ABC7 New York TV.
The new born infant survived the fall with many injuries, was taken to a children’s hospital in a critical condition. He had numerous injuries in fatal body parts including brain and skull.
The mother, Sabitha Dookram, 23, was also rushed to hospital for observation and then sent to a police station for investigation.
The New York Post reported that according to court papers filed later that day, the lady said to investigators, “I had a baby out of nowhere.” She further added that she gave birth in the bath tub and that she “panicked and threw it out of her bathroom window”.
The baby was found by a neighbor who heard the baby crying and bleeding and alerted authorities, according to NBC New York TV.