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Mother Charged With Suffocating Her Infant

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - A Louisville woman has been charged with murder in the suffocation death of her newborn son.

According to WAVE 3 News, Dailyn Cruz Abrea, called 911 on March 30 and told a dispatcher that she had smothered her baby and wanted to know the fastest way to kill herself.

Upon arriving at the woman's home in West Buechel, officers found the deceased 3-month-old infant in bed. Cruz was taken into police custody.

Cruz will be arraigned Thursday morning. She's being held on $500,000 cash bond.

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