Mother convicted for dumping newborn in trash can

A jury found Genny Granados guilty of felony murder in the February 2008 death of her son.

June 11, 2010 10:43:26 AM PDT
A jury has convicted and sentenced to prison a woman who hid her pregnancy and dumped her newborn son in a trash can. Genny Granados was found guilty of felony murder for the February 2008 death of her son. Police say Granados gave birth in a bathroom at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital and threw the baby in a trash can. He was revived, but taken off life support a few days later.

The jury senteneced Granados to 50 years in prison. She faced anywhere from five years to life behind bars.

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