Cops: Woman gives birth at bar, leaves baby in toilet tank to die

A 26-year-old Pennsylvania woman gave birth to a son in the bathroom of a sports bar, then left the baby to die, according to a report in the Huffington Post.

Amanda Catherine Hein has been charged with one count of criminal homicide in connection with the death of the baby boy in Bethlehem, the website reported.

A cleaning crew found the baby’s body in the toilet tank in the bathroom at Starters Pub on Aug. 19. A coroner’s report said the baby was born alive, the website reported.

The woman told authorities she was watching wrestling with several other people when she excused herself to go to the restroom, gave birth, wrapped the baby in a plastic garbage bag and placed him in the toilet tank, the website reported. She then asked for a ride home.

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