Baby Dies After Being Thrown Out Hospital Window In Jamaica, Say Police (UPDATED)

12/30/2010 05:23 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • AP/The Huffington Post

UPDATE: Health officials are disputing the police account that the baby found outside its maternity ward was a patient at the hospital. More information here.

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Police in Jamaica say a woman killed a newborn baby girl by throwing her out a second-story window at the island's largest maternity hospital.

Constable Yanique Matthews says the infant was found dead Thursday morning outside Victoria Jubilee Hospital in the capital of Kingston.

The woman is still at large. Matthews said that police have not identified her and do not know if she is the baby's mother.

Hospital officials declined to comment.

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