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Mother of newborn baby found in dumpster could be released

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Posted at 4:33 PM, Jun 03, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-03 19:28:18-04

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) — The Richmond mother whose baby was found dead in a dumpster last week could soon be released from jail.

A judge granted Shavaughn Robinson a $10,000 bond during a hearing Monday morning.  Robinson was charged with felony concealment of a body.

A janitor said he found Robinson’s infant daughter’s body wrapped in plastic and paper towels inside a dumpster behind the Lee Medical Building on Monument Avenue.

Prosecutors said they plan to appeal the bond ruling.

Stay with WTVR.com and CBS 6 News for updates on this important local story. 

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