Baby Found In Dumpster In Foster Care

October 21, 2014

(Jacksonville, IL)  --  The baby found in a Jacksonville dumpster last summer will remain in foster care, until a hearing is set later this month.  A temporary custody hearing was originally scheduled for last Thursday.  The baby's mother, a 17-year-old from Jacksonville, faces attempted murder charges.  The child was found in August and placed in a temporary guardianship of DCFS, and then in foster care.  DCFS wants to place the child with his maternal grandmother, but the Morgan County State's Attorney is against that move.

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