Police: Baby Killed in Hospital in Jamaica

An investigation is underway after a baby is thrown out of a second-floor window of a Kingston maternity ward.

Posted: 12/31/2010 07:41 AM EST

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Police in Jamaica say a woman killed a newborn baby girl by throwing her out a second-story window at the island's largest maternity hospital.

Constable Yanique Matthews says the infant was found dead Thursday morning outside Victoria Jubilee Hospital in the capital of Kingston.

The woman is still at large. Matthews said that police have not identified her and do not know if she is the baby's mother.

Hospital officials declined to comment.

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