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December 23, 2014 at 3:46 PM

Burglary suspect gives birth in Skagit County Jail

The Associated Press MOUNT VERNON — Officials say a burglary suspect gave birth unexpectedly at the Skagit County Jail. County corrections chief Charlie Wend tells the Skagit Valley Herald that the woman went into labor after she was booked Monday night and gave birth at about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Wend said jail and medical staff responded immediately to make…


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September 22, 2014 at 7:03 PM

Corrections: Woman gives birth in Anchorage jail

The Associated Press ANCHORAGE — An Alaska Corrections spokeswoman says a 24-year-old Anchorage woman has given birth at the Anchorage jail. The woman reportedly told jail workers she didn’t know she was pregnant. KTUU-TV reports that Corrections spokeswoman Sherrie Daigle says both mother and baby are doing well at a local hospital after the Sunday morning birth. The…


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