SKOWHEGAN, Maine — Police in Maine have arrested a woman who they say was found unconscious next to a baby in an apartment.

The Morning Sentinel reports (http://bit.ly/2ufJCyA ) Skowhegan police responded to a noise complaint at an apartment around 12:30 a.m. Sunday. Police say two officers, “fearing for the welfare of the residents,” entered the home through a window after they saw a woman in the fetal position and a naked infant lying on a debris-covered floor.

Police say they found cat feces, vomit and prescription bottles in the apartment along with a half-empty case of beer inside the refrigerator.

The 28-year-old Skowhegan woman found in the apartment has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child. The state Department of Health and Human Services has placed the child with a family member.


Information from: Morning Sentinel, http://www.onlinesentinel.com/

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