13-year-old released as death of infant child remains under investigation

EWA, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 13-year-old girl has been released pending investigation after the death of her infant child.

The teen was arrested for second-degree murder after her 1-day-old baby was found dead in a trash can, police sources said.

The infant died in February, but the medical examiner's office recently classified the death as a homicide.

The girl was arrested Thursday after turning herself in at the Kapolei police station.

She allegedly put her baby in the dumpster in an attempt to keep her pregnancy a secret.

This story will be updated.

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