19-year-old Ariel Devonish charged for allegedly throwing newborn baby in trash

A 19-year-old is facing charges after allegedly throwing her newborn baby down a garbage chute in the Bronx. Ariel Devonish confessed to doctors that she

Police say Ariel Devonish confessed to doctors that

Police say Ariel Devonish confessed to doctors that she gave birth at her apartment and then threw the baby down the garbage chute. (Credit: News 12 The Bronx)

THE BRONX - A 19-year-old is facing charges after allegedly throwing her newborn baby down a garbage chute in the Bronx.

Ariel Devonish confessed to doctors that she gave birth prematurely at her apartment on West Farms Road. Medical examiners say the baby was stillborn and never took a breath.

Devonish is charged with a misdemeanor for unlawfully disposing of a human body. 

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