BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The “person of interest” detained overnight by the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is, according to police. the mother of the baby found in a dumpster in West Boca Raton.
After being interviewed by detectives, Rafaelle Alessandra Carbalho Sousa admitted to delivering the baby, placing her in a bag and throwing her in the dumpster, according to PBSO.
The baby, who is expected to be fine, was found Wednesday in a dumpster at the Boca Entrada apartment complex.
Sousa is charged with homicide (commit a felony that could cause death) and child cruelty.