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Woman pleads not guilty in baby's death

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A Bullitt County woman has pleaded not-guilty in the death of a newborn girl found dead in a Louisville department store trash can.

The 29-year-old Shepherdsville resident, Jessica Price, is charged with murder, tampering and abuse of a corpse.   Price is scheduled for a pretrial hearing in October.

Price is being held in Louisville on $100,000 cash bond.   Price's lawyer didn't return a call seeking comment after she pleaded not-guilty on Monday.

She is accused of leaving the Kohl's store, where she worked, and going home after giving birth in a bathroom and hiding the baby in a trash can. An employee who went to empty trash discovered the baby on Aug. 8.

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