Temporary custody of baby found in southeast Houston dumpster granted to friends of mother's family

A good Samaritan found the baby and turned it over to authorities; now the 16-year-old mother is charged
April 7, 2014 2:32:05 PM PDT
We have an update regarding the newborn found abandoned in a dumpster back in February.

On Monday, a judge gave temporary custody of 'Baby Carlos' to close friends of the mother's family. The 16-year-old mother is still charged with abandoning a child. Investigators said she put the baby in the dumpster just hours after she gave birth.

She's claimed she thought the baby was dead.

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