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A Connecticut woman Andiana Velez was charged with dumping an 8-month-old girl in a dumpster, police said.
She’s accused of tossing an 8 month old into a New Haven dumpster yesterday and leaving her for dead. Today a judge doubled Andiana Velez’s bond up to $500,000. The details on Eyewitness News starting @ 4, 5, & 6. #WFSB pic.twitter.com/z94OlNtCF2
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Andiana Velez, a 24-year-old Hamden woman suspected by police of babysitting the child, has been charged with the risk of injury, second degree assault and reckless endangerment The child was found alive in a trash can outside a new Haven Apartment Complex on Monday, reported the New Haven Register.
Velez is expected to be arrested Tuesday morning.
Captain Anthony Duff said
Captain Anthony Duff said maintenance workers at the Presidential Gardens apartment complex found the injured girl in the dumpster before being rushed to the hospital, where she was listed on a stable condition Monday with burns to her hands.
“The New Haven Police and the State Department of Children and Families are continuing to investigate the cause of the child’s injuries,” Duff told the newspaper. “Investigators have yet to determine who is responsible for the child’s burns.”
Velez is also said to have attacked the girl’s mother on Monday. She remained in custody prior to her indictment in the New Haven Superior Court on a $ 250,000 bond, Duff told the newspaper.
A resident of the resort first spotted the 8-month-old girl before handing her over to the workers, a clerk said.
“Ridiculous,” maintenance technician Rick Chardon told the newspaper about the allegations. “An obvious disregard for all of life. A sad state of affairs.
A tenant at the complex said she was shocked by the “terrible” incident.
“Do people throw babies in the trash?” Dee LaGrande, resident, told the New Haven Register. “It’s crazy for that.”
Another resident said it was clear that the child was in pain in the dumpster.
“Essentially, in shock, you can find that it’s frozen and frozen in this junk,” Rick Chardon told the WFSB.
Investigators located the child’s mother and were in contact with her on Monday, Duff told the New Haven Register.