Teen Gives Birth, Hides Dead Baby

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(REGION OF PEEL, ON) – Investigators from the Peel Regional Police Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau have arrested and charged a 15 year-old female in the City of Brampton.

On Friday, May 25, 2018 at approximately 1:20 p.m., officers received information that a 15 year-old female had given birth to a baby on Tuesday May 22, 2018 which was not disclosed to anyone at that time. Subsequent investigation resulted in police locating the body of a new born baby in the area of her residence in the City of Brampton.

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A 15 year-old female from Brampton was arrested and charged with Indignity to Dead Body and Concealing Body of Child. She was held for a bail hearing on Saturday May 26, 2018 at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton.

A general provision of the Youth Criminal Justice Act (Y.C.J.A.) prohibits the release of the name of a Young Person and, therefore, the identities of the Young Persons charged in this investigation are protected.

Investigators are appealing for witnesses, Dash-cam video, surveillance video, or anyone who may have information concerning this investigation to contact Peel Regional Police Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau at (905) 453-2121 Ext 3205. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca.

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Source: Peel Regional Police Media Release

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