Baby Girl Dumped In Elmhurst Hospital Trash Can Dies

NEW YORK (AP) — A newborn dumped in a Queens hospital trash can last week has died.

Prosecutors say the baby girl was declared dead Wednesday and a grand jury will now consider upgrading charges against the child’s 23-year-old mother.

Police say Dawa Lama, of Queens, was arrested on charges of assault and reckless endangerment last Wednesday after her daughter was discovered in critical condition in the trash can of a bathroom at Elmhurst Hospital Center.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

  • Very conservative

    Liberalism is a mental disorder.

  • Samta

    See everybody

  • akansya

    i dnt knoi mean i kno her n culdnt blive c did it …c suld hav done abortion before brainless gal…..

  • pikachu

    What happen to the “Safe Heaven” program? She could just give the baby to hospital say she doesnt want or unable to take care of, no question ask, hospital will take care that baby!!!!!

  • Eileen

    It is very terrible. We should pray for this young woman. But on the other hand, I wish there was this much concern for aborted babies who are just as much human as a newborn baby. There is horror over a newborn, but where is the same horror over a baby in the womb who is thrown away, even literally ripped apart!!

  • jerseyjoey

    Yes its me Jerseyjoey, you liberals are not going to believe im saying this but i am, what does race have to do with this kind of evilness, like america has become a throw away society thus we have throw away babies, put this evil wench to sleep no matter what color her skin is, Period and save us the media circus.

  • Theresa M.

    What kind of a person throws away a human being? These people should get the book thrown at them. Give them no mercy. Did that baby get any mercy. There are so many people that would die to get a new born baby. What is wrong with this world?

  • Zoozoospetals

    What kills me about this story is that she was in a HOSPITAL all she had to do was grab somebody and say here,take this baby!!! People like her are mentally disturbed,and to NYC ANIMALS IN THE WILD TAKE CARE OF THEIR YOUNG,shes lower than they are!

  • Peter

    race hispanic type her name on google and she comes up.

  • Daddy Jack

    Hmmm…no mention of mother’s race.

    • Grieving

      That is because 1) race isn’t relevant; 2) she’s Asian, from a place the bigots haven’t stereotyped yet. Check earlier reports. She’s not mentally ill either, just evil. She could have walked out, leaving the baby in the new-born unit, a legal, moral, humane act. She chose evil. And a life is thrown away.

  • Peter

    Find the Mother and throw her in the incinerator no need for a trial.

  • R

    Serously, what kind of person would do this? If you do not want to get pregnant, be careful. If you have the child, there are many adopting parents out there. They should throw the key away on this so called mother. What garbage! You do not deserve a second chance.

  • nyc

    No better then animals in the wild ! Sad.

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