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

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.

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.

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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