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Mother who left baby in dumpster charged

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Austin Police have arrested and charged the mother who abandoned her baby in a dumpster in North Austin. 27-year-old Althea Johnson faces second degree felony child abandonment charges. Johnson's baby girl was found in a dumpster in northeast Austin last month and was taken to Dell Children's Medical Hospital. No word on the baby's condition or if she's still in the hospital.

 

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