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Woman fakes miscarriage, abandons baby

October 7, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
A 19-year-old woman is under arrest, accused of faking a miscarriage and abandoning her newborn baby.Investigators say 19-year-old Alyna Gutierrez arrived at Antelope Valley Hospital Medical Center last week, complaining of abdominal pain and bleeding.

She claimed she had just suffered a miscarriage.

Doctors determined she had given birth.

Gutierrez' mother found a baby girl, wrapped in towels in her daughter's bedroom.

Gutierrez is facing attempted murder and child neglect charges.

She's being held on $1 million bail.

She is due in court on Thursday.

Her baby girl is in good condition.

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