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Mother charged with murder of newborn pleads not guilty

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Jessica Price (Source: LMPD) Jessica Price (Source: LMPD)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A woman accused of leaving her newborn child in a department store trash can was indicted and arraigned on Monday.

Jessica Price, 29, plead not guilty to charges of murder, tampering with physical evidence and abuse of a corpse after police discovered the infant's body at the Kohl's Department Store on Standiford Plaza Drive on August 8.

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Investigators said Price was an employee at the Kohl's where the baby was discovered.

Price is being held on $100,000 bond.

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