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Hackensack Woman Charged with Killing Newborn Baby


*Photo Courtesy of Bergen County Sheriff*

Bergen County officials have announced that a Hackensack woman has been charged with killing her newborn son.

Officials report that Kimberly Aponte, 19, killed her newborn son by wrapping him in a blanket and putting him in a hamper.

According to reports, this was an unwanted pregnancy that she had hidden from her family.

She is being charged with first-degree aggravated manslaughter and is currently being held in the Bergen County Jail.