Milwaukee woman pleads guilty to hiding baby's death 13 years ago

JUNEAU, Wis. (AP) — A Milwaukee woman has pleaded guilty to concealing the death of her newborn baby almost 13 years ago.

The Beaver Dam Daily Citizen reports that 45-year-old Karin Luttinen pleaded guilty Monday to a felony count of concealing the death of a child in Dodge County Circuit Court.

According to a criminal complaint, Luttinen gave birth to the baby girl in a bath tub in April 2009. She told investigators she put the baby in a trash bag and left it in the woods outside the town of Theresa.

Prosecutors charged a Jane Doe in 2014 to prevent the statute of limitations from expiring and finally connected DNA from the bag to Luttinen this past March.

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