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Woman Who Abandoned Newborns in 1999, 2003 Found Via DNA: Murder Complaint

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Jennifer Matter, 50, of Red Wing, charged with second-degree murder in 2003 death. Matter told investigators she abandoned another newborn in 1999 in the Mississippi River. Matter said she was in and out of jail, drinking too much, doing a lot of stupid things.
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Mother Charged In Death Of Baby Found In River In 2003

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Investigators say they have arrested a mother and are charging her in the death of baby, found in Lake Pepin almost 20 years ago.The baby boy was discovered at the Methodist Campus Beach in Frontenac in December 2003.Jennifer Madder, 50, of Red Wing, was named as the mother in the case, and was taken into custody Monday morning. She faces second-degree murder charges.Investigators say that another baby, a girl found in the M…

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Mom arrested after DNA links her to babies left in 2003 and 1999 along Mississippi River

Jennifer Lynn Matter told authorities she gave birth to a baby boy at a beach in 2003 and left the baby along the Mississippi River shore.

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Murder complaint: Minnesota woman abandoned 2 newborns

Officials say a Minnesota woman has been charged in the death of her newborn who was abandoned at a lake nearly 20 years ago and that she also abandoned another baby whose body was found in the Mississippi River years earlier

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Woman Who Abandoned Newborns in 1999, 2003 Found Via DNA: Murder Complaint

A Minnesota woman has been arrested and charged in the death of her newborn who was abandoned at a lake nearly 20 years ago, and in a criminal complaint acknowledged abandoning another newborn whose body was found in the Mississippi River years earlier, state and local officials said Monday.

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DNA Links Mother To Babies Found Dead Along Mississippi River In 2003 And 1999

A woman, whose DNA confirmed she was the mother of two babies found dead along the Mississippi River in 1999 and 2003, has been arrested and charged with the murder of one of the infants.

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Woman charged in death of baby found in Minnesota lake in 2003, linked to infant found dead in Mississippi River in 1999

Genetic genealogy and rapid DNA testing helped "confirm the identity of the babies' mother," officials said.

3 months ago·New York, United States
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