Thomas cut off the boy’s umbilical cord with a pair of scissors and placed the boy inside a blue shirt and began “cleaning up the mess,” documents said.
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Thomas said she never saw the newborn open its eyes, cry or breathe and that the newborn was cold to the touch and blue, investigators said.
Thomas was unable to provide investigators with a timeline of the birth and when she called 911 for help, investigators said.
Thomas said she had no idea she was pregnant and continued to have her cycle until this month, investigators said.
One of the newborns was pronounced dead at the hospital, and a search of the home revealed another newborn, a girl, was in a trash can outside the home with the umbilical cord around her neck and arm, investigators said.
Thomas told investigators, “they were both dead and she got scared.”
A cause of death for the newborns has not been released.
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