Kaitlin Norton indicted for abandoning infant in Ellisville
Kaitlin Norton, who has admitted to leaving her newborn child in the yard of an Ellisville home last February has been named in an indictment handed up by the Grand Jury.
Norton, 20, of north St. Louis County, is accused her of first-degree child abandonment and child endangerment. The case will now proceed to trial.
Norton reportedly gave birth in the home of her boyfriend before abandoning the child in the yard of a nearby home on Westridge Parc Lane. The child was discovered early on the morning of Feb. 16 by Betty Crowder, a neighbor.