A 37-year-old woman in Florida gave birth in a motel bathtub before cutting the umbilical cord with her teeth. She was on a 24 hour crack cocaine binge at the time.
She had just found out that she was
seven months pregnant, and she started to go into labor while alone in
the motel room and on drugs.
Then she got into the bathtub and gave birth to a premature baby boy. Soon after, the newborn stopped breathing.
woman called her boyfriend, and told him to hurry up and come back from
the errands he was running. When he didn't show up, she finally called
It was later discovered that the boyfriend and father was
pulled over while rushing to get back to the motel, and he was arrested
for previous attempted murder and domestic abuse charges from when he
was living in Colorado.
The couple's 11-month-old son was with the boyfriend when he was arrested, and has been put into foster care.