Newborn infant found in trash can; North Carolina mother accused of attempted murder 07/20/2020 12:51 pm PDT Comments WGHP / Wilmington Police via WECT: WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) -- A woman who allegedly abandoned her newborn baby inside a trash can in Wilmington last week made her first appearance in court Monday. Maryuri Estefany Calix-Macedo, 21, has been charged with attempted first-degree murder. A woman walking her dog along Fairview Drive Thursday afternoon heard the baby's cries coming from the trash can and rescued the child before calling 911. Calix-Macedo made a brief court appearance Monday afternoon through video. Through a translator, she asked for a court-appointed attorney. Her next court date will be Aug. 6. Wilmington Police said the baby is healthy and doing well. MORE: Wilmington police: Attempted murder charge for mother who abandoned baby in a trashcan - Port City Daily Woman accused of leaving newborn child in trash can makes first court appearance - WECT #Murder #NorthCarolina #Wilmington Related Stories Dad arrested after abducted child found dead in submerged vehicle Milwaukee man charged in death of 3-month-old son Woman who coughed on baby in yogurt shop is school employee Parents charged after baby burned with cigarettes, shot in hand JoAnn Cunningham gets 35 years for murder of 5-year-old son AJ Freund Iowa dad admits to 'slamming' 7-month-old son into crib: Criminal complaint Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.