Teen arrested after baby found dead behind Mabelton apartment - CBS46 News

Teen arrested after baby found dead behind Mabelton apartment

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Cobb County police have made an arrest in the death of a baby in Mableton.

The baby's body was found Wednesday night in a box behind the Mableton Sierra Forest apartment complex off of Mableton Parkway.

Police told CBS Atlanta News, officers responded to the complex after a report that a child had been born and later buried in the woods behind one of the apartment buildings.

Officers located the child, who police believe had been carried to full term.

The teenage mother of the baby was charged as an adult Thursday with felony murder, first degree child cruelty, and concealing a death.

Police have not released the mother's name because she is under 18.

The medical examiner's office is trying to determine a cause of death.

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