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Police: Central Islip Woman Killed Newborn Daughter

Santos Elena Ruiz Solano, 26, is charged with second degree murder.

A Central Islip woman was arrested Thursday after police say she killed her newborn daughter earlier this week. 

Santos Elena Ruiz Solano, 26, gave birth to the girl on Sunday at 3 a.m. at a home on Shoal Drive in West Islip, where she was employed as a live-in housekeeper, police said. 

Police said baby suffered traumatic injuries shortly after her birth and died at the scene. 

Ruiz Solano then placed the baby in a plastic bag and left the home, police said. 

Ruiz Solano later was forced to seek medical care at a nearby hospital for complications from child birth, police said. 

The baby's body was recovered from a nearby garbage can and given to hospital personnel, who then called police.

Ruiz Solano is charged with second degree murder and will held overnight for arraignment in First District Court in Central Islip on Friday. 


MARY February 20, 2014 at 03:26 PM
what the hell is the matter with people!!
Geri February 20, 2014 at 04:49 PM
What is wrong with the human race. If she didn't want the baby all she had to do is drop the baby off at a safe haven. There is really no excuse for this! How can anyone kill something that's so helpless!!
Eddy February 20, 2014 at 05:31 PM
It's a sick world and getting sicker!
Pound Pets February 20, 2014 at 06:32 PM
Where were the people see lived with & worked for? Didnt they know she was pregnant & about to give birth. ~~NO I AM NOT BLAMING THEM~~ I am just wondering.. They could have helped her take the baby & put it up for adoption. God, anything but this. $#%^&(*&! People are so damn sick these days.
Eddy February 20, 2014 at 06:41 PM
Hmmmmmm
Brian Burke February 21, 2014 at 11:10 PM
This sounds more like premeditated murder. First degree crime! Time to throw the whole book at them.
Sal Anthony February 26, 2014 at 04:52 AM
She gets a free lawyer

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