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Woman, 20, Charged In Baby's Death In Livingston

Tara J. Tomlin, 20, of Livingston was arrested and charged with second-degree murder after state police found the body of a newborn boy in a dumpster.
Tara J. Tomlin, 20, of Livingston was arrested and charged with second-degree murder after state police found the body of a newborn boy in a dumpster. Photo Credit: New York State Police

LIVINGSTON, N.Y. – A Livingston woman was arrested and charged by state police Saturday in the murder of a newborn boy whose body was discovered in a dumpster on Friday.

Tara J. Tomlin, 20, was charged with second-degree murder after authorities determined that the baby had died by asphyxiation.

The baby was discovered in a garbage bag in a dumpster outside of the XtraMart at Bells Pond in Livingston, police said.

Tomlin was later arraigned at Livingston Town Court and remanded to the Columbia County Jail without bail.

For more on the discovery of the baby, check this earlier Daily Voice report.

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