Missouri mother charged with murder of newborn twins she reported stillborn
KTVI / St. Louis County
The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office issued charges against 25-year-old Maya Caston for two counts of murder in the second degree and two counts of abuse or neglect of a child.

via KTVI:

CLAYTON, Mo. (KTVI) -- A St. Louis County woman has been charged in the death of twins found in a home on Wednesday, Jan. 8.

On Sunday, the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office issued charges against 25-year-old Maya Caston for two counts of murder in the second degree and two counts of abuse or neglect of a child.

Police say Caston give birth to a boy and a girl, then allegedly covered the newborns' mouths and noses with a towel or blanket, then allegedly concealed the babies in a home on the 2100 block of Rountree Drive.

Officers were called to the home by Caston, reporting she had given birth to two stillborn children. On Saturday police released a statement saying the children had been born alive, and that Caston had been taken into custody.

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