UNION COUNTY, N.C. — A mother gave birth to a baby then abandoned the newborn Wednesday in a plastic bag under a pile of leaves, investigators said.
Thomas denied she was pregnant.
However, investigators went to the home and could hear the faint cries of the newborn. He was found in a bag and hidden under leaves near a fence, WBTV reported.
The child was taken to a hospital and is in good condition.
Thomas was arrested and charged with attempted murder and felony child abuse, according to arrest records.
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