Patel in court Monday ahead of trial

By: NewsCenter 16 Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Email

South Bend A woman accused of tossing her newborn child in a dumpster is due in court Monday.

Purvi Patel is charged with neglect of a dependent, after she reportedly took drugs to end her pregnancy, seven months in.

But medical experts say the child was born alive.

Her trial is currently set for September 29th.

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