The young woman said she was just beginning to feel very strong cramps and contractions and the newborn was ready to go. He stood up and commented “(baby) fell on me”.
Courtesy | The medical examiner determined that the girl had died of multiple serious injuries.
A 17-year-old girl has been charged with first-degree murder for stabbing her baby after giving birth alone while traveling with her family to Colorado.
According to the Denver ABC7 newspaper, the young woman, identified as Leila Zepeda of Hispanic descent, testified to police in Nunn & Alt that she was not sure she was pregnant, but said on several occasions. Tests were done and they were negative.
In addition, he mentioned that he had given birth to a baby who was allegedly not breathing, and used small scissors to cut the umbilical cord before bathing.
The young woman said she was just beginning to feel very strong cramps and contractions and the baby was ready to come out. He stood up and commented “(baby) fell on me”. He further added that the girl was calm and immobile and her umbilical cord was broken.
The girl’s lifeless body was autopsied and it was determined she was born alive. The medical examiner noted that the baby had “significant number of puncture wounds” in the chest, ribs and abdomen.
The medical examiner determined that the girl had died of multiple serious injuries and that the death was a homicide.
The mother was charged with first-degree murder and will serve her sentence as an adult for the degree of murder.
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