• Minnesota woman pleads guilty to leaving newborn to die

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    RED WING, Minn. - A Minnesota woman admitted in a guilty plea Wednesday that she left her newborn baby boy to die on the banks of the Mississippi River in 2003.
    Jennifer Matter, 50, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the baby's death. She will be sentenced April 28.
    Matter was arrested May 10, 2022, at her home in Belvidere Township outside Red Wing.
    Prosecutors have said DNA evidence also links Matter to a baby girl found dead by the Mississippi in 1999. Matter has not been charged in that case.
    Teenagers found the baby boy's body Dec. 7, 2003, in Frontenac on the shore of Lake...
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