Police: Soldier mom left newborn in park to die | HLNtv.com


An Army specialist accused of leaving her newborn baby to die in an Alaska park has been indicted for second degree murder.

According to the Anchorage Police Department, the body of a baby girl was found wrapped in a towel in Turner Park on October 15.

On the same day, paramedics were called to a residence in Eagle River to treat a woman with “possible injuries consistent with those of someone who might have given birth,” a police press release stated.

The woman was identified as Ashley Ard, 24, a specialist from Portsmouth, Virginia who reported to U.S. Army Alaska in late September. Police believe Ard gave birth in her home, then left the residence with the newborn

via Police: Soldier mom left newborn in park to die | HLNtv.com.

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