Investigators: Missouri woman gave birth at work, left baby to drown
KIrksville, Mo. - A woman who gave birth in a bathroom at a Missouri meatpacking plant was charged with murder for allegedly leaving her newborn to drown in a toilet.
Makuya Kambamba, 28, of Kirksville, was jailed without bond after being charged Friday with first-degree murder and several other counts in the baby's May 6 death. No attorney is listed for her in online court records.
Investigators said in court documents that Kambamba gave birth in a restroom at the Smithfield Foods plant in Milan, where she works.
An autopsy revealed evidence consistent with a drowning victim.