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Mother of dead child found in Kohl's restroom facing charges

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Jessica Price (Source: LMDC) Jessica Price (Source: LMDC)
The child's body was discovered inside of the Kohl's on August 8. The child's body was discovered inside of the Kohl's on August 8.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The woman who allegedly left her dead newborn inside of a trash can in a Louisville department store restroom is now facing murder charges.

Wednesday evening Louisville Metro police arrested Jessica Price.

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In addition to murder, Price is charged with tampering with physical evidence and abuse of a corpse after police discovered the infant's body at the Kohl's Department Store on Standiford Plaza Drive on August 8.

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Police said the child appeared to be full-term and healthy.

Price is currently being held at Louisville Metro Department of Corrections.

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