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Baby is Found Dead inside Portable Toilet in Hermiston

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MORROW COUNTY, Ore-- A baby is found dead in a portable toilet. The newborn was found on Sunday in Hermiston by a sanitation worker in the tank of the toilet.

The Morrow County Sheriff says the actual crime happened in Boardman, Oregon. They say the portable toilet was in the area for use by farm workers, but was being cleaned in Hermiston.

Police have arrested 23-year-old Araceli Velasquez Espain of Hermiston. She is being held in the Umatilla County Jail.

U.S. immigrations is also holding Espain to confirm her citizenship. The case is in the hands of the Morrow County District Attorney.

Some of the charges in place are aggravated murder, abuse of a corpse, and concealing the birth of an infant.

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