The mother of a newborn baby that was found in a trash can behind a North Carolina church last Thursday evening has been arrested.

Maryuri Estefany Calix-Macedo, 21, has been charged with first-degree attempted murder after her infant son was discovered in a black garbage bag inside of a trash can at Christ Community Church in Wilmington.

According to Port City Daily, Calix-Macedo was taken to the New Hanover Regional Medical Center to be assessed, and then transferred to the New Hanover County Jail, where she is being held on $800,000 secured bond.

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